I’ve thought a lot about the wisdom she gives those employees and how it applies to our churches. Every person who walks through the doors of your church has a story. Most people just don’t walk into a church out of curiosity. They come because something has happened in their life, they’ve been hurt elsewhere, or they’re looking for healing or answers. Whatever the reason, they have a story, and we get to choose how we are going to be a part of that story.read more
As I think about that cartoon, I can’t help but see the way the Church is supposed to be. Our enemy is attacking this planet and taking souls to Hell. We, as the Body of Christ, have fought individually for far too long. It’s time we joined together as His Church under His banner instead of our own.read more
Prayer is the wheels of the Church I'm not an expert when it comes to the stock market, mutual funds, or investments, but what I do know is that if you don't invest in them, you won't be paid any dividends. It doesn't matter how many times a stock has split or how...read more
Recently I took my family to the beach for a weekend getaway. I was scared to let my five-year-year old son go into the ocean. He and I sat right where the waves washed up on the sh ore. It was fun for a while, but then my son said, "I want to go out there," as he...read more
The day of April 9th had already been established in history as a day that brought great change to the nation. We begin to pray that April 9, 2016 would be marked with historical and spiritual significance once again.read more
How we choose the date - April 9th After saying yes to the Lord to host UnitedCry DC16, we began to take practical steps. We sought counsel with friends, family, and leaders. As we put words to the dream, we were surprised time and time again as those around us...read more
In November 2013 UnitedCry was birthed from a simple dinner conversation at Johnny Carinos. Rachel, Gary and I met for lunch with missionary friends, who had just returned to the states from Europe. “What is the big dream, the seemingly impossible dream, that God has placed on your heart?”read more
How We Got Here and Where We Are Going?
We need reminders from the journey to know where we are going. God knows us so well. That is why countless times in the Bible, God would have Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joshua, Moses, and many others build alters of remembrance.
All across America I am hearing the sound of angry voices. I am hearing the sound of accusation, contention, and aggravation. Like Cain and Abel, we are jealous and attacking one another. For the most part, we are no longer even attempting to be civil and...read more
Adapted and updated from an article written by Doug Stringer in March 2006 for the 100th Anniversary of the Azusa Street Revival…. Tens of thousands of Christians will converge in Los Angeles on April 9, 2016 for Azusa Now with Lou Engle to pray and observe the 110th...read more