Category Archives: Devotional musings

The Life Equipping Center launches this fall!

LIFE is about… Learning, Impartation, Formation & Experience! Dear Blog Reader Friends, I want to introduce you to the LIFE Equipping Center that Risen King Community Church will be launching this fall.  LIFE will be an excellent training program for any emerging … Continue reading

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Faith is spelled, R I S K!

I have been thinking about faith in practical terms lately. Among other things I have discovered that there must be a very real “crisis of faith” that arises between a Kingdom assignment and the intended encounter of God’s Kingdom come. … Continue reading

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In The Middle or On The Sidelines?

In response to Peter’s announcement to Jesus that “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God,” Jesus said, “Upon this rock I will build my church” (Matthew 16:18). This prophetic promise should serve as a very great encouragement … Continue reading

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The message of Jesus…does it amaze you?

They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath came, Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach. The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the … Continue reading

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Muslim Followers of Jesus Christ????

[The following is a re-post from a blog I wrote last year after attending the “Insider” Scripture study with Muslim believers that was hosted in Bangkok.  I will be participating again this year, and I certainly would appreciate your prayers … Continue reading

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Touching the edge of Jesus’ cloak!

This morning as I was reading through the gospel of Mark I was struck by one of the many healing stories of Jesus. “And wherever Jesus went they place the sick in the marketplaces.  They begged him to let them … Continue reading

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Mike Gower: An Ambassador of God’s love.

Mike Gower, one of the best Christians I have ever known and one of my dearest friends, passed away just a few days after Christmas.   I first met Mike a couple years before Jill and I moved to Redding.   On … Continue reading

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Hungry for the Word & Thirsty for the Spirit!

Dear Friends, It has been a long time since I last posted.  So many reasons…  I look forward to being more consistent in the future. In recent months I have been thinking a lot about the DNA of the church … Continue reading

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Awake My Soul!

“My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing and make music.  Awake, my soul! 
Awake, harp and lyre!  I will awaken the dawn” (Psalm 57:7,8). In the midst of a serious and ongoing conflict, David … Continue reading

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The Breakthrough Prayer!

“Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name” (Matthew 6:9) Dear Friends, As many of you know Risen King is now in the second week of our 40 Days To Breakthrough emphasis.  The need for breakthroughs in our lives and … Continue reading

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