Why I Pray

And he was teaching them and saying to them, “Is it not written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations’? But you have made it a den of robbers.” (Mark 11:17 ESV) The feasts designed to honor The Lord had become a circus of money-making and swindling. The poor were being taken advantage of, the greedy were capitalizing on the requirements of the Law in order to make a personal profit. That’s when Jesus cleaned house. Tables were turning, coins were rolling, pigeons were flapping, and… Read More

The JOY of Your Salvation | a prophetic word

Prophecy is a privileged gift that Jesus gives to His Church. Speaking on behalf of God is a weight of responsibility that must be shouldered with humility and a sense of privilege. Still, there is a boldness that arises in my spirit as the Holy Spirit reveals words of edification, exhortation, and comfort to His church. In mid-September I sensed the Holy Spirit speaking the following prophetic word. I declared it to our church, New Hope Worship Center, in the introductory message of our current series, entitled “JOY!” (All messages are available… Read More