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Encountering Anger

Today, I walked into a Starbucks and two couples where in an angry political discussion. One was very liberal the other very conservative. They were hollering and screaming at each other! Each was trying to change the other! I thought, they are both wrong!!  Why ? They were allowing the other to bring out the [...]

By |August 20th, 2018|Apostolic, Blog, Leadership|0 Comments

Becoming an Apostolic Leader

To be an apostolic leader, one must have a fertile mind and heart to receive the seed of God's Word and will for their life. Hearts and minds must be "good soil" like Jesus talked about in Matthew 13:23, “But he who received seed on the good ground is he who hears the word and [...]

By |August 17th, 2018|Apostolic, Blog, Leadership|0 Comments

Doing the Father’s Will

On Father’s Day this Sunday, we will honor or remember our fathers. Even if we didn’t know or didn’t have a good relationship with an earthly father, we have a true Father in heaven to show our gratitude and love. Over the years, I have learned a lot about being a natural father, a grandfather, [...]

By |June 15th, 2018|Apostolic, Blog|0 Comments

The Anointing You are Under

Apostolic Leaders know - the Anointing you are under is the anointing you receive. The Anointing does not come from bible school or seminary - it comes from the Holy Spirit who typically uses a Person to transfer it to you. We see this in David who submitted to Samuel’s anointing and Elisha who received [...]

By |June 12th, 2018|Apostolic, Blog|0 Comments

ICAL Annual Congress

As the International Convenor for ICAL (International Coalition of Apostolic Leaders), I am excited about this year's Congress in Dallas, Texas! ICAL has Convenors and/or Ambassadors in over 70 nations working to Advance the Kingdom of God with biblical principles. On November 5 - 9, the Coalition members and their guests will gather from around [...]

By |March 27th, 2018|Apostolic, Blog, Leadership, News|0 Comments

The Warfare for Humility

I think some of the greatest warfare for leaders is with our Egos. The dictionary defines ‘ego’ as conceit; self-importance, the ‘I’ or self of a person.” We could describe it as arrogance or an attitude of superiority. The ego is often tested after a victory, or a series of successful events when a lot [...]

By |October 27th, 2017|Apostolic, Blog, Leadership|0 Comments

Bullet Trains: Moving in One Accord

During my trip to Japan in May, I was blessed to ride the Bullet Train between Osaka and Tokyo. My train collection was one of my passions as a child. I had a set of O-gauge trains and tracks that gave me many enjoyable hours. And I loved to ride any trains I could, so [...]

By |May 9th, 2017|Apostolic, Leadership|0 Comments

Lessons from Jonah: A Lesson for Our Own Success!

Take a lesson from Jonah! We all know the story of Jonah– but do we apply the lesson to our lives? Are we hearing and heeding the voice of God, the Holy Spirit within, and going in the right direction? God calls each of us to a place to work, with a certain person or [...]

By |March 28th, 2017|Apostolic, Leadership|0 Comments

Apostolic Leaders in Times of Terror

My prayers are with the people of England, especially those who have suffered directly from the latest terrorist attack. It is times like this (and so many other current tragedies) that we must minster love to one another, be compassionate, and ask the Holy Spirit to keep our minds stable and clear so we can [...]

By |March 23rd, 2017|Apostolic, Leadership|0 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day Honor

St. Patrick is celebrated in Ireland and by all Irish around the world on March 17.  He is called the Apostle of Ireland.  St. Patrick was a pioneer in the faith for Ireland through all kinds of very difficult situations. He baptized over 120,000 Irishmen and planted 300 churches over his 29 years of ministry. [...]

By |March 17th, 2017|Apostolic, News|0 Comments

Blessings for the New Year

My prayer for you as we cross over the Bridge from 2016 to 2017 is: For every good thing to carry forward with you – in greater abundance! May “the vats shall overflow with new wine and oil” (Joel 2:24)  That everything you don’t need will be left behind  - “one thing I do, forgetting [...]

By |January 4th, 2017|Apostolic, News|0 Comments

Knowing God’s Timing

As I prepare to end 2016 and look to the new year, I am reminded of one of my favorite scriptures Solomon wrote, “For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven” ... there is... “A time to search and a time to quit searching…” (Eccl. 3) One of the critical [...]

By |November 30th, 2016|Apostolic|0 Comments

Build Strong Ties of Love

Sept. 23, 2016 The Apostle Paul told the Church to be “knit together and build strong ties of love” (Col.2:2). As I was driving over the Verrazano Narrows Bridge on my way to Brooklyn, New York today, I was thinking about my days as an 18 year old working on the construction of the Verrazano [...]

By |September 24th, 2016|Apostolic|0 Comments

A Greater Passion takes a Greater Patience

One of the things I have learned is that a greater passion for the work of God takes a greater patience with the Processes of God. It’s a bit like building a great bridge – it can’t be accomplished in one day, or several.  It can take years and sometimes the builders get anxious to [...]

By |August 12th, 2016|Apostolic|0 Comments

A Greater Passion Wins a Greater Prize!

During the next two weeks at the Rio Olympics, national passions will be at an all time high. Millions will be cheering on their Nation's athletes to bring home the gold medals. I think the most passionate ones will be the athletes themselves - because a greater passion drove them on to practice, learn, grow [...]

By |August 5th, 2016|Apostolic|0 Comments

Building Bridges Requires a Structural Engineer

Part 4 of Bridging to your Destiny: The Structural Engineer Jesus told Peter,  “Upon this rock I will build my Church.” He commissioned Peter and gave strategies to the apostles to go forth and build His Church. Apostolic Leaders are builders. When I wrote about the Architect/Masterbuilder in Part 3 of Bridging to your Destiny, [...]

By |July 7th, 2016|Apostolic, Leadership|0 Comments

Jesus wants on the Planet!

As I travel the world, I see so many Christians that appear to preoccupied with themselves - especially those with a Rapture mentality. They can't wait until Jesus returns to rescue them.  As I was teaching at the Panamerican University in Guatemala City recently, I heard Jesus say to me, "they are trying to get [...]

By |June 9th, 2016|Apostolic|0 Comments