The Gift of Noticing

The Gift of Noticing

The Gift of Noticing Sometimes it can be difficult for us to be thankful, even when life is going well. This can be counter-intuitive for some of us. After all, when things go well, we deep down know that we have so much to be grateful for. But the very nature of...
Honoring Pastors and Pioneers

Honoring Pastors and Pioneers

Honoring Pastors and Pioneers I believe that there is no more essential calling than that of a shepherd. Someone who cares for the flock, hears from the Holy Spirit, and humbly guides and comforts people through all of life’s challenges. It’s not the most glamorous...
Do you believe that God is still healing?

Do you believe that God is still healing?

Do you believe that God is still healing? As President of The Fellowship, I am blessed to hear praise reports from all over the world about the good things God is doing. Recently, I got word from our dear friend Carrol Westbrook in Durham, NC, about a breakthrough in...
A call to pray for Venezuela

A call to pray for Venezuela

I believe that we wrestle not with flesh and blood but with principalities and powers. When we do spiritual warfare, we are partnering with the powers of Heaven.In the past several years, the well-being of the people of Venezuela has deteriorated. As the economy has...
Announcing GCU Partnership

Announcing GCU Partnership

If you pastor a church, you understand the pressure of continuing your education while occupying the pulpit. It is often difficult or impossible for a vocational minister to take an extended leave of absence to pursue a much-needed ministry degree or certificate. I’m...
Embracing hope, not despair

Embracing hope, not despair

I am concerned about the enemy’s use of oppression on those who are in ministry leadership. Some are battling financial oppression, others mental and physical, and some even religious oppression. When oppression sneaks in, the enemy can use it to deceive you into...