The Second Blessing

My Experience I grew up going to two different churches where I never heard about what has been called “the second blessing” or the “baptism in the Holy Spirit”. It was only after I was in high school and was visiting a Pentecostal church with my friend that I began to learn about it (after…

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The Rewards of Obedience

Galatians 3:13 says: “Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us (for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree”) 14 that the blessing of Abraham might come upon the Gentiles in Christ Jesus, that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through…

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Preparing for the Greater Glory

This last week I was listening to a minister talk about how God took him from the anointing to the “greater glory”.  He explained that when you operate in the anointing, it’s like you spend time with God, get your spiritual battery charged up and then you minister to others out of that anointing. He…

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Revival Update

Prophetic Dreams – A few months ago I shared a dream my husband had about the Lord sending revival to our church. Evangelist Don Hand came on one Sunday morning and several Sunday nights for about a month and we had a great time of revival. Some got delivered, healed physically and emotionally and some…

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Dealing With Grief and Loss

  As my friends and family members know, my Dad went home to be with the Lord on March 22, 2019. He told me that he had accepted Jesus in his heart, prior to passing, which took a great load off my mind. Just knowing that he is with the Lord and no longer suffering…

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Finding the Balance Between Grace and Works

My long time friend, Mary Rock, once said to me, “In the river of God, it’s like you’re doing the breast stroke and I’m on a raft with a cooler.” She was referring to the fact that I tended to be very works-oriented and she was very grace-oriented. I thought she was telling me that…

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Dealing with Fear and Anxiety

I have noticed lately how many people say they are dealing with fear and anxiety. A lot of people are dealing with very stressful situations in their lives, which can produce anxiety, and for others, it may actually be a spirit of fear. I have also had to deal with this a lot in my…

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Understanding Spiritual Warfare Dreams and Prophetic Words/Unity

On Wednesday night, our small group at church started a series called “Letters to the Church“ by Francis Chan. We started by watching a video clip of Francis Chan talking about the book he wrote by the same title. He talked about how he went through a process of basically getting rid of all of…

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