April 2009

20 Apr Faith for Revival

Those who see God manifest His presence in their children's ministries must be people of faith. Oft times, things that we see can be discouraging. Things might not be progressing as quickly as you would desire.Consider an Andrew Murray quote concerning the definition of faith: "It is the ear which has heard God say what He will do and the eye which has seen Him doing it."Remember that God won't change. He has already stated His position on your children and children's ministry. If anything must change, it has to be what we see and hear with our physical senses.So, let's be unwaveringly convinced that we have heard God's voice and directive about a mighty move among OUR children and actually see through the eyes of faith His hands at work in OUR services. Let's keep on keeping on, not losing our focus. It's just a time factor. Soon, what we see and hear in the realm of faith will be what we see and hear with our physical eyes and ears!...

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06 Apr Hearing God’s Voice

If you are having trouble hearing God's voice, consider the message found in these two quotes:“We live in a noisy, busy world. Silence and solitude are not 20th Century words. They fit the era of Victorian lace and high-buttoned shoes and kerosene lamps better than the age of television, video arcades, internet, and jogger’s wired earphones. We have become a people with an aversion to quite and an uneasiness with being alone.” Jean Fleming Finding Focus in a Whirlwind World"I think that the devil has made it his business to monopolize on three elements: noise, hurry, and crowd. Satan is quite aware of the power of solitude. " Jim Elliott (recorded in his personal journal)Now, consider the insight provided by the psalmist David ...

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