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Awakening FAITH Thanks to an excellent article in Decision Magazine (a publication of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association which I highly recommend), I can share with you more details of the move of God that is currently sweeping through a rural area of western West Virginia. Dubbed the “Appalachian Awakening,” this move of God has […]

Nation-Changing FAITH As you read this, I will be on my way to—or already in—Cuba. I covet your prayers and look forward to sharing with you on Sunday, May 1st! I have been hoping to make this trip for several years, because the Church in Cuba—particularly the Methodist Church—is moving in one of the most […]

How did we get into this mess?  Have you ever asked yourself that question?  How could we have come to the place where being offended with someone or something is considered right and normal?  How could we have come to the place where millions are flooding OUT of churches, leading to the lowest percentage of […]

Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba, and called there on the name of the Lord, the Everlasting God.  (Genesis 21:33) A tamarisk tree is an evergreen tree, a fitting reminder of The Everlasting God, who stands by us in Covenant faithfulness even in our failings and weakness.  Abraham could certainly testify to God’s faithfulness […]

It has been a most remarkable week… In the past week, Tina and I had the opportunity to be part of a team which served sixteen ministry couples who came to a retreat sponsored by Aldersgate Renewal Ministries.  As we and the rest of the team taught, prayed for, and counselled ministry couples, we saw […]

Please help me welcome our Bishop, Rev. Bill McAlilly and our District Superintendent, Rev. Max Mayo, to our church this Sunday.  Both are dear brothers in the Lord. Bishop McAlilly will be sharing a word about Jesus’ triumphant entrance into Jerusalem on the first “Palm Sunday.”  Jerusalem was, of course, the Capitol City of Israel, […]

  This is a map displaying the 100-mile radius around Livingston.  Within this 100 mile circle, there are about 4.1 million people—all of whom are immeasurably loved by Jesus.  Yet, many are lost; many unhealed…  Could it be that God’s love is about to break forth?! Last Sunday as Pamela Maxwell was praying over us, […]

Is there anyone else around here suffering from an advanced case of Cabin Fever?  Are there others who are sick of ice, snow, and incredibly cold weather?  Are you dreaming, like I am, of spring?  Are you dreaming of something new and exciting? Are you praying and hoping for brighter light, longer days, more heat, […]

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