Tag Archives: Prosperity

What Is Wrong With The Black Church?

Let me first say, that I do not write this to be visceral in any way, I write this as a pastor who is very, very concerned about some of the games being played on black people by charismatic preachers.  Second, let me say that I am a black preacher and I am charismatic, so […]

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As Pastors We ARE Human, And We ARE Held To A Higher Standard By God

There have been many rumblings this week over a recent mega pastor’s support for another mega pastor’s shortcomings.  The social media debate has been, “Was he wrong for showing support for a brother in Christ?”  The short answer is, “No”.   We are all called to have a ministry of reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5:18-20).  We are also called to […]

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You Did Not Make The Biggest Mistake Of Your Life, God Purposed Your Storm

“Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side…..” Matthew 14:22 If the Lord leads you to a storm the Lord will lead you through a storm – this is a consolation for sure. The reality is that storms themselves cause us to doubt and […]

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Have Faith In God – Mark 11:22

“So Jesus answered and said to them, “Have faith in God.” Mark 11:22 There is one thing I know to be true, faith is a test of will. What will? Will I believe God or will I not? “I will” does great things. “I will not” does little. I will is brave, courageous. I will […]

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Get Recognized And Promoted At Work….Fast

“The LORD was with Joseph, and he was a successful man…..”  Genesis 39:2 One of my favorite bible stories for life application is the story of Joseph.  The passage above labels Joseph a successful man at a time when he is technically just a slave.  How could that be?  What can be learned from Joseph […]

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Lord, You Are My Portion – Psalm 119:57

“You are my portion, O Lord; I have said that I would keep Your words.” Psalm 119:57 NKJV Empty is a horrible feeling, especially the kind that stems from hunger.  What a terrible feeling it is to not not know when or from where your next meal shall come.  What pain develops, groans, growls and […]

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I Hate Storms, I Want Perpetual Prosperity – Jeremiah 17:17

“Do not be a terror to me; You are my hope in the day of doom.” Jeremiah 17:17 No christian as ever lived with perpetual prosperity. There will always be storms to test our faith. Perhaps your christian voyage sailed early to blue skies and light winds only because God knew you could not handle […]

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Believe What You Can’t See – Hebrews 11:1

“Faith means being sure of the things we hope for and knowing that something is real even if we do not see it.” Hebrews 11:1 (NCV) Hopes and dreams are important because they keep our mind focused on positive things – they keep us looking forward with anticipation. Faith in God requires us to be […]

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You Have Victory IN Christ – 1 Cor 14:57

“ But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” – 1 Corinthians 15:57 Our victory is secured only through Christ. Anyone who thinks they can secure a victory over sin and death by going around Christ, will ultimately fail. Such attempts are as fatal as trying to win […]

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There Is A Job For You In Judah – 1 Samuel 22:5

……. “Do not stay in the stronghold. Go into the land……..” 1 Samuel 22:5   At some point we must stop hiding ourselves from troubles and face our problems. David was hiding from King Saul‘s pursuit when the prophet Gad told him to go to Judah, a land where Saul had great influence. David moved […]

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