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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…

The Hopeful Silence of Our Divine Upgrade

At minimum, Covid-19 has forced a sort of time-lapse effect, condensing years and decades of hindsight into weeks and months of real-time updates, causing us to see the vast tapestry of international, political and economic processes normally invisible to analysis by virtue of their ponderous pace. While normal life will certainly resume in many respects, history itself has tilted, and we can’t go back. It is pointless to try…

The Misguided Theology of Acquiescence

Oft has the phrase been heard, spoken in warning: “If you’re too heavenly minded, you’re no earthly good.” No doubt, this has some merit for those who drift into super-spiritual, religious pretensions, claiming mystical preoccupations unfounded in any real experience with God. However, by-and-large, the assertion is total bunk. Set your minds on things that are above, …

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Star-Struck Faith

Abraham, the father of our faith, believed in a God “who gives life to the dead and calls into being that which does not exist. In hope against hope he believed” (Rom. 4:17-18). Nothing but faith is capable of seeing the invisible, believing the impossible. As Abraham’s children, we are part of a crazy bloodline of impossibilities. We see promises in …

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