Shut the door in ’24: Spirit over mind

A common phrase in western culture is “mind over matter.” Its history originates from evolutionary biology but it has also been used by individuals ranging from the infamous Mao Zedong to many in the modern intellectual establishment.  The purpose for the use of this phrase differs with each source and their respective contexts, but each instance contains a common thread.  …

People of note in Plymouth!

Trina and I loved our visit to Plymouth in the fall of 2021 last year in large part because we met many amazing people.  Remember that the Northeast is very different culturally from The Bible Belt and Chrstianity is more tolerated, usually, than accepted and smiled upon.  Christian leaders in this area are routinely ridiculed for their faith and position …

A surprise in (new) England

Trina and I travelled to Plymouth, Massachusetts in early October and returned with a specific spiritual impression about New England.  Our trip was in response to an invitation from Greg & Suzanne Winslow of Hidden Manna Ministries to participate in a multifaceted prayer/ministry event that drew visitors from across the United States.  Our two focal points were a celebration of …

Lebron, The Police, & healing hearts

Our calling through IRC (International Restoration Commission) Ministries contains two sides.  On the one hand we have always had a corporate vision which inspires us to minister, to the best of our ability, what we believe is presently relevant to the wider Body of Christ.  On the other hand Trina and I have often found ourselves as counselors to an …

George Floyd: Breaking a terrible cycle

Romans 12:14-21 NASB Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. [15] Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep. [16] Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation. [17] Never pay back evil for evil …

George Floyd: Is everyone missing it from the start?

Romans 12:14-21 NASB Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. [15] Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep. [16] Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation. [17] Never pay back evil for evil …