Articles and Weekly Thoughts

Love Stories with a Twist #6, She Saved His Life

Hi all, This love story has such a twist at the end that when most people first read the story in the Bible they think they read it wrong - Right after calling him at the burning bush God tried to kill Moses - and it seems so contradictory, so strange, that we tuck that passage into the file of the unexplained and read on.   Setting the stage We are told in Acts 7:21-25:  "When Moses was full forty read more...

Love Stories with a Twist #5, The Offended Relative

Hi all, One of the things I've observed in my own life is this: Sometimes we make missteps, but we were walking in the right direction and that counts, so the Lord helps us walk on down that path a littler further. Of course by helping us further down that path He knows we will yet again make missteps...ah...He loves us!   That is certainly true of the family that is the subject of this installment of 'Love stories with a twist'. read more...

Love Stories with a Twist #4, The Hidden Promise

Hi all, When I tell you this love story is about events in the book of Esther you may think you know what it is about, but you'd be wrong. It isn't about the love the king has for his queen, nor the love of an uncle/cousin for his niece, nor of her love for her people. That's part of 'the twist'.   King Nebuchadnezzar had conquered Judah in successive raids, carrying off Daniel and his 3 friends, read more...

Love Stories with a Twist #3, The Divorced Couple

Hi all, When a spouse commits adultery the emotional anguish of the innocent spouse is extremely intense. The love story in this installment is no different, and this one has a huge twist at the end. In this story one spouse has been unfaithful and the other goes back and forth saying in one breath they will love them and restore the relationship, and in the next that they will divorce them.   The divorce Sadly, this marriage ended in read more...

April 2017 Newsletter

Hi all, This e-newsletter is longer than usual because I go into detail about Syria, Russia, and what is happening prophetically. It is worth reading. So my apologies for the extra length this month, but I can' see any way to shorten it and still provide the balanced information needed.   First we'd like to say thank you for your prayers and giving in this busy travel season. I leave on Wednesday the 19th (arriving Thursday read more...

Love Stories with a Twist #2, The Jumping Bride

Hi all, More than any other person in the Bible, Isaac provides a type and shadow of the Messiah. Before we can consider the love story to follow, I need to share some of these types and shadows.   Isaac - the promised son There are many elements to the making of an ancient covenant. One of those is the exchanging of a person's most valuable possession. And we can say that whatever is bound or loosed on earth read more...

Love Story with a Twist #1, The Girl Who Proposed

Hi all, This series is about love stories in the Bible that are types and shadows of the Lord and the church, or they play a significant role in the history of Israel or even, Jesus, and I think you'll never look at these Bible stories quite the same way again. The last section of each week in this series will be entitled 'The Twist', so read on...   The girl that proposed We are told in Ruth 1:1 read more...

The 6 governing principles God gave man by which to live #3

Hi all, We will pick it up with relationships, which if you will recall are the result of free will, which is endowed with intellect and emotion, glued together by enlightenment and revelation.   When a person understands these 6 points THEN a person can have a rich and exciting life with the Lord - a life of communication and fellowship, of understanding and even friendship with Him. The Lord is healthy in His own free will, intellect, read more...

The 6 governing principles God gave man by which to live #2

Hi all, I'm continuing with the reasons people are so divided, and our individual and governmental responsibilities...   II)Man has been endowed by his Creator with intelligence and emotion by which to direct free will. These are qualifiers of governance. If a person is created with a free will, he must have the means by which to direct that free will, thus man was given intelligence and emotions. Upon being given free will, man must also be given the ability to understand right and wrong, read more...

March 2017 Newsletter

Hi all, Some short updates and such. Upcoming meetings: This Tuesday, March 14-22 I'll be in Lithuania. April 8-9 in Osawatomie, Kansas holding a seminar and prayers for emotional healing. From April 18-30, I’ll be in Finland and Norway. May 25-28 is the Dutch conference. July 14-16 Montreal/Granby, Quebec, Canada. October is our New England regional meeting over the Columbus Day weekend, exact dates TBA but generally 4-11th. We've got lots of money read more...