God is moving in the churches of every pastor I know. It is astounding and it all started about the same time as Asbury. Asbury did not start this move. Asbury was a prophetic sign about this move. It wasn’t started in the seminary, it was started across the street [ … ]
Why is a Pentecostal Pastor messing with Lent?
What in the world is a Pentecostal pastor doing leading a Lent devotional? Am I becoming Catholic? Was it the whole point of the Pentecostal movement to kill this dead religion? I am fully aware that people are fearful that one day I’m going to be using words like Advent [ … ]
Why You Should Start Collecting Relics in 2023
In the 1930s the property at 312 Azusa Street in Los Angeles was foreclosed upon and scheduled to be demolished. The once horse stable that hosted the revival that bore its address had sparked a movement that had already traveled the world. Before demolition, the building was offered to the [ … ]
On the day of the feast of Saint Stephen, also known as my birthday
I didn’t grow up in the church, but I was always being drawn by God. This caused me to read lots of religious texts growing up. Some were more biblically sound than others. I once read a book on the saints of the early church and quickly looked up what [ … ]
The Real Prophetic Question the Church is Facing
I’m on Tik Tok. You have to be careful there. On one side of the straight and narrow way is the onslaught of thirst trap videos. The other side of the way are the Tik Tok theologians. I call them such because the totality of their biblical scholarship can be [ … ]
I Wrote a Worship Song About My Affair
Imagine for a moment that you are the worship leader of a massive church. People sing your songs everywhere. You are partially famous because your choir is one of the leading choirs in the land. Before the internet, there were songbooks and before that, hymnals that people would use to [ … ]
Attending Seminary Later in Life? What I wish I knew before starting.
Earlier this year I was hooded for the second time as I completed my Master of Divinity at the age of 51. I started grad school well into my 40s after nearly 20 years of ministry experience. I earned my undergrad from a secular university and had taken the course [ … ]
Juneteenth as a Prophetic Signpost
This past June 19th we talked about the holiday Juneteenth in service at Revival Life Church. This isn’t some sort of woke virtue signaling, its what happens when you recognize genuine prophetic signposts. Abraham signed the Emancipation Proclamation in January 1st, 1863. This Executive order freed enslaved Americans in the [ … ]
Dropping the Baggage Carrying the Blessing
Let me help you carry God’s blessings into this new year and leave the baggage behind.
Gospel, The Gospel, and my Hatred of Guitar Solos
I have a complex theological history. This isn’t because I’ve done great studying over the years, but more so because of the clash between my social formation and my spiritual formation. For lack of a better expression, I got saved in my mid-20s. I spent my life up until this [ … ]