Forerunners4Him

Forerunners4Him

I’m a former missionary and carpenter. Now a passionate follower of Jesus, devoted to living in the Spirit and helping others gain peace and freedom.

Saving Faith: The Rich Young Ruler

Saving Faith? Jesus’ Shocking Answer

What is saving faith? Let’s listen closely to the shocking answer Jesus gave the rich, young ruler. He was a good kid—exactly the kind of person any church or synagogue would want. He always kept himself within the moral boundaries of the Law (“from my youth”), was a person of influence in the community, and was clearly serious about getting his life with God right (“What must I do to inherit eternal life?”). What’s not to like about him? In…

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Hands Tied

“Hands Tied” and Loving It!

“Hands tied” and loving it! Happy intercessors are among the most powerful people on earth. Why? Because they “see” God doing incredible things. Notice, however, that I said “happy.” Long-faced Christianity is a sure sign that someone isn’t connecting with our Source of joy and strength. You can only be happy about things that you can’t fix, if you have succeeded in fixing your eyes on Jesus—and have fully given your problems to Him. Few people come to Jesus politely.…

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The Apostles Never Said Please

The Apostles Never Said Please!

The apostles never said please! They learned to pray from the Master. When did Jesus ever say “please God” when praying against a demon or a disease? Just as He commanded spirits to go, He commanded healing to come. Search the scriptures for yourself: After Pentecost, the apostles went about doing things the same way. I have a hunch why so many of us missed this. We look at the Biblical picture from the outside and think that if we…

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The Holy Trinity

The Holy Trinity: Why Believe in Father, Son and Holy Spirit?

Do What with Holy Trinity? “Why don’t we just dispense with the whole idea of the Holy Trinity?” That casual statement rocked me, especially since one of my mentors made it–a senior priest in our diocese who had successfully planted numerous churches in the area, and was a very loving, wise man whose enthusiasm for the Lord knew no bounds. He continued, “It’s really so hard to explain. It confuses everyone and gets in the way of people we’re trying…

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