Earnestly Desire Spiritual Gifts

God works in all of us in different ways, as that is part of what makes us the Body of Christ. We are not all meant to play the same part in this body. And if we try to play the same part, the body will trip over itself at best or severely injure itself…

Who is the Holy Spirit?

The Holy Spirit has been around since the very beginning of the Bible along with the rest of the Trinity. He is not introduced into the Bible when he is poured out at Pentecost. To think that He didn’t really have a role in the world until that point is to be grossly ignorant of…

I Met the Holy Spirit at College

Growing up, I never felt like I was given good answers to my questions about the Holy Spirit. Supposedly He was in me and reminding me that I was saved, but that was about it. Salvation was His endgame and it seemed to be all He was interested in—well, that and He also did miracles…

Jesus VS The Prosperity Gospel

On an extreme end of Christianity we come across a view that treats God as though He is just looking to prosper, bless and protect both us and our nation. But the Gospels show us that there is a major misunderstanding here. He proclaimed blessing over the people we don’t want to be: The poor…

Teaching a Supernatural Bible

The very subject of the Holy Spirit is part of what inspired me to become the third generation pastor that I am. Growing up I wanted to be a pastor like my dad, but then eventually found music and chased it around for awhile. In college, I eventually met the Holy Spirit and traded in…