“I can do all things…” Not Exactly!

This last Sunday Pastor Brett Baggett, of Ekklesia Muskogee, gave the last of two messages dedicated to Philippians 4:13 - "I can do all things through Him who strengthens me." There is little doubt that the exposition given through this verse is one of the best I have ever heard; it was clear, concise and as if one of the puritans or reformers was heralding the Word!

Mercy Home Story: Surrendering the American dream for Christ and Kenya

The Bys family sold all they owned, gave away career and savings to serve God as full time missionaries to help the needy. But why Bungoma, Kenya? The reasons are many, but ultimately it was through trips originally made by AFM founders who traveled on Gospel missions to work with various pastors in Bungoma, and…

The Father’s Bargain: John Flavel

The Father’s Bargain—John Flavel In the later 1600's John Flavel wrote this picture of God the Father talking with His dear Son regarding the hopeless and sinless state. This has come to be known as, "The Father's Bargain." “Here you may suppose the Father to say, when driving his bargain with Christ for you. “Father—‘My…

Prayer Week Two: God as the Most Elevated

Prayer Week Two: God as the Most Elevated “Our Father who is in heaven, hallowed be your name.” Matthew 6:9 Without a doubt, the centrality of Christ, His witness, and His praying was all in, around, and with His Father; for He “hallowed” and loved His Father perfectly. He left for us both a demonstration…

Grace Upon Grace: A Story of May Eighteenth

Grace Upon Grace  Story of May Eighteenth  Download a FREE eBook (PDF) here: Grace Upon Grace Order book Amazon May the Lord be glorified, my wife be honored and my kids grow in the true grace of God. As special thank you, to my wonderful wife Trish – Your love, patience and endurance for me is…

The Collision of Will and the Constraining Love of Christ

It is the power of God working conversion in the lives of men (and women) as men choose to embrace the love of God in and through Christ's propitiation that was demonstrated for all. For God has indeed made Himself known - yet most will deny Him and deny His love. But those who truly…