One Prophetic Word, Two Opposite Interpretations

This may sound odd, but we can actually hear an authentic word of God and somehow misunderstand or misconstrue it. This is evidenced by an interesting story from Paul’s life towards the end of Acts. On the next day we departed and came to Caesarea, and we entered the house of Philip the evangelist…. and…

Holy Spirit Conference in Ypsilanti

I’m excited to lead worship at Ypsilanti Free Methodist Church on January 24th and the 25th for their Holy Spirit Conference! I’ve joined this church over the last few years for a few special nights of worship and it’s been cool to watch them press into the Holy Spirit. Ypsilanti also has me visiting this…

Tips for Hearing God’s Voice

Trying to hear God’s voice can be difficult at first. Maybe you’ve gotten quiet but you still can’t hear. Maybe you’ve waited a long time but nothing happened. Maybe you’ve tried to make prayer conversational but you still feel like you’re talking to a wall. You’re trying, and that’s important. You’re headed the right direction and…

Conversational Prayer

I have found that the majority of prayer services are practiced only from an intercessory angle—in other words, many Christians only pray prayers that treat God as though He’s some kind of magical cosmic genie. They ask and they ask, repeating the same prayer over and over again with different words for ten minutes straight,…

Listen as God Made You to Listen

There’s no need to deny the universality of engaging the quiet to hear God’s voice. If a mega-prophet needed to do so, then we need to do so as well. If we need to get quiet to hear ourselves think, then we need it even more so to hear God think too. It is not…