Preparing Spiritually

The Sovereignty of God – Joseph (Unplanned) Detours – John Piper – December 13, 2009

“The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps” (PROVERBS 16:9). As Jesus’ earthly father, Joseph, discovered in Matthew 1-2, that’s just another way of saying that when your plans are detoured and redirected, you find out who’s really charting the course. Nazareth. It felt good to Joseph to be back home. The same old market… Read more →

Facing The Future With Abiding Peace – Bobby Conner – January 02, 2009

The peace that God offers is not the absence of adversity, nor is it the end of trials and trouble. As followers of Christ we are not necessary immune from all difficulty. Nevertheless in the midst of pressing problems and overwhelming obstacles God always provides a way to escape. Even when our heart is broken and our dreams shattered and… Read more →

The Secret of the Ages: The Attitude of Gratitude – Bobby Conner – June 15, 2009

What is the secret that great kings, prophets, priests, martyrs and mighty apostles and lovers of God have always understood? When Abraham bound Isaac to the rock and lifted the knife, he understood this. When Caleb and Joshua looked at the rugged horizon beyond the wilderness, they understood this. When the disciples were shackled behind bars, they understood. What is… Read more →

The Antidote for Anxiety – Part 2 – Bobby Conner – December 01, 2009

Media Madness One of the most powerful avenues for confusion and chaos into our soul is the media—television, movies, newspapers and magazines. Much of the mainstream media has an agenda that is far removed from God’s plans and purposes, an evil agenda to mold the minds of the unsuspecting. Much of the media is motivated by political agendas: reporting truth… Read more →

The Antidote for Anxiety – Part 1 – Bobby Conner – December 1, 2009

Be Anxious for Nothing, Nothing…Nothing! American culture is a cauldron of fear, stress and anxiety. Nervousness and worry plague our business lives, home lives, social lives—and even our church lives. We live with silent murmurs in our souls: What if I lose my job? What if my child goes astray? What if he doesn’t…she can’t…we don’t…? We seem to work… Read more →

Guidance For These Days – Bobby Conner – November 2, 2010

In this time of global gloom, and deep darkness, when many are stumbling about in despair, being overwhelmed with confusion and doubt. We however as followers of Christ Jesus, have an awesome opportunity, we must grasp the keys of Divine Wisdom, knowing how to encourage yourself in the Lord, don’t wobble or grow weary, hold fast to your destiny and… Read more →

Come Up Higher – Bobby Conner – March 22, 2011

The devastating earthquakes and tsunami in Japan—leaving unparalleled death and destruction—have shaken and stunned the entire world. Every nation is watching as temperatures of damaged nuclear reactors climb toward meltdown levels. The possibility of a disaster greater than Chernobyl looms large. Who can deny that the world is experiencing disasters of epic, catastrophic proportions? Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, record-setting blizzards… Read more →

Stay on Track – Bobby Conner – March 30, 2011

Recently, I experienced an extremely vivid trance in which I found myself walking down a lone railroad track in the middle of a vast desert for days. Under the scorching sun, the heat was unbearable. Hot, sandy winds made it extremely difficult for me to see. Only an empty train track appeared under my feet, extending into the distance, the… Read more →

Warriors, Awaken! – Bobby Conner – June 1, 2011

The Body of Christ stands poised at the verge of the greatest move of God in the history of humankind. Each of us should expect swift and radical change. We do not have time for another trip around the mountain. We must enter into the promises of God today. Recently, God spoke this very encouraging statement to me: “…this will… Read more →