Overcoming the Spirit of Fear

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7a (NKJV) Have you ever felt that knot in your stomach when faced with a challenging ministry opportunity? Or that voice in your head whispering, “You’re not…

Fanning the Flame

For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands.” 2 Timothy 1:6 (NIV) Imagine for a moment that you’ve been given a small ember. It’s glowing and full of potential but needs your attention…

The Legacy of Charismata

“Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.” 1 Corinthians 15:58 (NIV) Our spiritual gifts (Charismata in Greek) are not only for the…

Reflecting Christ With Our Charismata

“And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” Colossians 3:17 (NIV) As believers, our spiritual gifts are not just talents to be used for our benefit but powerful tools to reflect…

Gladly Show Mercy

“If it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully.” Romans 12:8 (NIV) Mercy, a profound and boundless expression of God’s love and compassion, is not just a duty but a source of joy. Let us not forget the instruction from Romans 12:8, where Paul urges us to show mercy cheerfully,…