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Arrows & Butterflies

“Then he said, ‘Take the arrows,’ and the king took them. Elisha told him, ‘Strike the ground.’ He struck it three times and stopped.” (2 Kings 13:18) Derek Prince famously titled his book, Shaping History Through Prayer and Fasting. But what does that mean? It means you are part of a powerful series of events, and…

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No Matter What

I recently watched the movie, Draft Day, starring Kevin Costner. It was an interesting (supposed) peek into the shrewd world of power plays among National Football League general managers as they jockey to make the best deals on, wait for it…the yearly NFL Draft Day. I’d say it was a mostly solid 3-out-of-5 sort of movie, enjoyable but nothing special.…

Moving Effectively in Kairos Prayer

All of Scripture is an opportunity to interact with God. When we understand the centrality of prayer in our daily communion with Christ, then, laid like a transparent overlay on Scripture itself, we gain additional depths of understanding into His heart and nature. This in turn brings greater understanding of His purposes in every occasion. Ecclesiastes 3 is a…

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,…