Seeking First The Kingdom, Or Seeking A Sign?

God most certainly can and does perform miracles according to His will. However, we should be careful not to chase miracles. The Lord said that "An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign" (Matthew 16:4). The "adultery" spoken of here is SPIRITUAL ADULTERY (meaning unfaithfulness to God by serving and worshiping false gods). Jesus…

“Preachers of L.A.”? WHY???

Can't get enough lukewarm Laodicean "faith-based" reality TV shows? Well, you're in luck. . . because there's ANOTHER "anointed" trainwreck on the way. And this time, it's 'men of the cloth.' This fall Oxygen media will launch an upcoming reality TV show "Pastors of L.A." According to a press release, the docu-series "will give viewers…

Does Your Pastor Have a Moses-Complex??

Some religious leaders today are having an identity crisis. . . . they have what I call the "Moses-complex." Signs that Your Pastor has the Moses-Complex 1. He believes that he has the same spiritual status, rank, authority, and 'prophetic mantle' as Moses. 2. He flaunts his supposed 'authority' over the congregation and justifies it…

Touch Not God’s Anointed

"Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm" (1 Chronicles 16:22 and Psalm 105:15). Is this Scripture saying that we aren't allowed to question leaders and hold them accountable to God's word, and that if we do, we're “touching God's anointed” and something bad will happen to us? The historical context of 1 Chronicles…