Embracing Mystery

I was sharing with our students the other day on the topic of healing. I love sharing about this topic because it is something I care about personally. I have some experience with praying for healing and I have some stories of God at work in healing. It is both exciting and incredibly challenging.  Exciting … Continue reading Embracing Mystery

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Presence Possibilities

Camp fire

"The church camps around the sermon; Israel camped around the presence." - Bill Johnson A stirring quote from Bethel's senior leader and yet it reveals an important truth about our priorities. The most important thing to Israel throughout the Old Testament was not their inspiring leaders, fathers or even their most revered scriptures the Torah. The focus of … Continue reading Presence Possibilities

Naturally Supernatural

Naturally supernatural. An oxymoron? If the supernatural became natural would it still be supernatural? Every Christian believes in miracles. The cross and all that it accomplished gave us the greatest miracle of all, salvation. That God and man might have relationship despite our failure to be pure like God. Believing in miracles is at the very heart of Christianity. … Continue reading Naturally Supernatural

Is it always God’s will to heal?

I have always had a desire to see God heal people. The idea of praying and seeing people get miraculously well has captivated my heart since I was young. You don't need to read much of the gospels to discover that Jesus healed people. Healing was a major part of Jesus's ministry on earth. Reading … Continue reading Is it always God’s will to heal?

Strong Man’s Gospel

As part of our studies here at Bethel we have been reading "John G. Lake: His Life, His Sermons, His Boldness of Faith". It is an incredible book all about John G. Lake, a radical man of faith who was born in 1870. As you can guess from the title it covers his life and … Continue reading Strong Man’s Gospel

Guest: Kenyan Encounters – Transformed

My wife Jo shares a story from our recent time in Kenya: During our mission trip to Kenya in March this year, I had the amazing privilege of praying with a wonderful lady called Agnes. This post is all about her and what God has done for her. I first met Agnes when some of … Continue reading Guest: Kenyan Encounters – Transformed

Kenyan Encounters – Light in the darkness

In this series of blog posts I want to share some stories from our recent trip to Kenya. This was not a holiday but rather a ministry trip as part of the ministry school we have been attending in California for the last year. We were in a small village outside of Mombasa called Mtwapa … Continue reading Kenyan Encounters – Light in the darkness

Kenyan Encounters – Destiny

We recently went to Kenya on a mission trip as part of our school in California. We were in a village called Mtwapa just outside of Mombasa on the coast. The eastern coast of Africa is a really beautiful place and we loved our time there. We were not there to enjoy the sights however. … Continue reading Kenyan Encounters – Destiny

Kenyan Encounters – Salvation

We recently went to Kenya on a mission trip as part of our school in California. We were in a village called Mtwapa just outside of Mombasa on the coast. The eastern coast of Africa is a really beautiful place and we loved our time there. We were not there to enjoy the sights however. … Continue reading Kenyan Encounters – Salvation

Bethel 101: Leadership (Part 3)

So we are about half way through our time here at Bethel. We have only actually been in the environment for about 3 months now but we are about half way through the time. It has been an incredible adventure so far and with our mission trip to Kenya coming up in March it is … Continue reading Bethel 101: Leadership (Part 3)