JXN Cloud Launches Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the launch of JXN Cloud, our new online church. After doing online church for almost half a year now, a few things have necessitated this new online model for me. 1. Due to the health concerns of some, there are some who cannot go back to church until it’s safe, and 1208 Greenwood…

The Seven Star-Angels of Revelation

When John gets a prophetic glimpse of Jesus, He’s seen holding seven stars in his hand, which John tells us are seven angels. This is actually a pretty easy connection to follow in ancient culture. While it sounds weird to us because we know more of the science behind stars, ancient cultures often understood stars…

Prophetic Geography

If you attend a more charismatic-esque church in Jackson and have a guest speaker attend, there’s a possibility that they might try to identify some spiritual landscaping of Jackson based on the fact that we had the largest walled prison in the world. John does something a little similar to some of the cities he…

The Literary Form of Revelation

Revelation is a very, very, very, very, very dense piece of literature—and that’s an understatement. It is a theological and literary masterpiece and is written primarily in three genres. That being said, if you’re not reading it in its literary style or if you miss a transition from one genre to another, you will struggle…

Condensed Spiritual Geography

SHEOL/HADES: In the Old Testament, it was understood that when anyone died they went to Sheol. It was not a pleasant place since it was also the home of evil spirits, but it wasn’t Hell. Many think the idea of Sheol went away in the New Testament, but it didn’t. Rather, as the Hebrews found…