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Believing vs. Knowing

December 31, 2009 by


I believe we as individuals in the church sometimes get ‘believing’ and ‘knowing’ confused when referring to faith. ‘Believing’ is the cognitive knowledge of something, usually gained by reading or being told. ‘Knowing’ is having the understanding that surpasses knowledge referenced in Ephesians 3, and experiencial knowledge. For example, many people say that they ‘believe […]

Philosophy, Religion or Relationship pt. 1

December 22, 2009 by


I’m gaining an awareness that the relationship I have with Jesus is insufficient. Recently, I engaged on Facebook with a complete stranger who believes there is a god, but denies Jesus as Lord.  Actually, this person said that he has written evidence that Jesus never even existed…that He was ‘made up’ in 324 a.d by […]

Breakthrough in Battle

December 9, 2009 by


In a previous post, I told of a friend of my wife’s family (Kevin Walker) that has been battling cancer.  A friend of mine took Kevin and Julie to Redding, CA to Bethel Church.  There he attended the healing rooms on Saturday, and some services on Sunday. I wanted to send out the update from […]

It’s So Simple, Not Necessarily Easy

December 7, 2009 by


This past weekend I went to a conference where Bill Johnson was teaching. It was an amazing time of worship, teaching and the supernatural. We saw many miracles. But, the most profound thing to me was also the simplest.  God met me right where I needed to be met, and that was at the very […]