Category Archives: Spiritual Gifts

The Power and Purpose of Tongues

If you have been reading my blog you realize that I am doing research into the gifts in preparation for a course I will be teaching on the gifts at my church.  Today I was praying to God because I … Continue reading

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Go For It!! You Can Do It!! (aka Gift of Exhortation)

Encouragement.  Man I could sure use it, and I assume you could too.  Some are better at it than others, because some people are gifted as God’s cheerleaders, as people who spur us on to deeper intimacy with God, who … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe in “Pastors”

Bet I got you with that title 🙂  Before I explain myself, I want to take a quick detour and lay some groundwork. Just about every church has a pastor, paid or otherwise, who may or may not go by … Continue reading

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We Are All Failures (And It’s a Good Thing)

I went to see Tron Legacy today (in 3D no less), I will leave you to make your own assumptions about the movie and/or watching it.  But as I left the theatre God put a thought into my head as … Continue reading

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Gifts of Serving – Making a place for God

As I stated in a previous post, I am gearing up to teach a course on the spiritual gifts at my church.  As in another post I talked about how all the spiritual gifts are important.  Now I am going … Continue reading

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A Church Janitor and Billy Graham Walk Into Heaven …

And they both get the same reward. What?  That cannot be true.  Billy Graham won millions to the Lord!  What did the janitor do?  Mop the floor? Exactly.  We have such a performance, self-centered view of the Gifts of God.  … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts Seminar

Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone. To each … Continue reading

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