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Get Ready: Megatrends of the New Era

To enable the ekklesia to prayerfully anticipate the present course of civilization for the sake of strategizing bold and effective Kingdom responses across every sphere of society, I’ve compiled a brief list of possible megatrends that will dominate the next decade. This list represents a distillation of research…

The Seventh Greatest Spiritual Platform Shift in History

History-altering, spiritual platform shifts are rare. Many powerful revivals could be considered, but true revivals, while seismic and often possessing powerful shockwaves, rarely transform the landscape beyond religious vectors into the non-religious. Revival is what God does, but a spiritual platform (in my usage) forms the paradigm for us to process what He is doing. I contend that a seventh great platform shift is coming, and none too soon…

Ancient Blueprints for a New Era

Most people don’t realize that Jesus leveraged the organizing principle of a revolutionary advance in human government to announce His plans to take over the planet. He said He would build something very specific, with a specific meaning as defined by Greek culture for hundreds of years. In that context, He said the Kingdom had drawn near, and that His disciples were to expand it to every corner of the earth…

Six Upgrades Demanded by the Necessary Future

“Discernment systems” that actively cultivate the gift and leverage it in a leadership context are lacking from the corporate infrastructure of many otherwise strong movements, leaving their flank exposed. Glaring anti-christ agendas are being wrapped in incredibly subtle, sophisticated and satisfying social justice sentiments. The net effect is so emotionally persuasive it’s hard to argue with…