Monthly Archives: December 2011

Advent, Christmas, & Epiphany

As many believers know, the Christian Church’s liturgical calendar is broken down into three cycles. The Christmas cycle that we are in now includes the seasons of Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany. The second cycle is the Easter cycle which includes the seasons of Lent, Easter, and Pentecost. The post-Pentecostal cycle begins on Trinity Sunday and runs through to Advent. Growing up through high school in the church, I was never taught these seasons. In fact, I don’t think my church ever even used the word liturgical. So I realize there is a need to simply communicate to the body time […]

Episode 25

Episode 25 – D3 Network Teaching #12 This teaching is the twelfth teaching (Telescope Vision) from the D3 Network. You can watch the 1st through 11th teachings of this network by watching episodes 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, & 23 respectively. The Apostle Paul had captured the heart of God when he expressed his desire to present every believer mature in Christ. What is telescope vision? How does it relate to perfection in Christ? What does it mean to operate in my function in the Body of Christ as opposed to lobbying for a position in the […]

Jesus Has Different Timing

Jesus has different timing. From our earthly perspective sometimes, He has terrible timing. I mean in the real world, God’s timing is perfect. But God’s help is always given on God’s time. We don’t often like this. Take for example this passage. “On Herod’s birthday the daughter of Herodias danced for them and pleased Herod so much 7 that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked. 8 Prompted by her mother, she said, “Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist.” 9 The king was distressed, but because of his oaths and […]