Ep. 63 A Joyful Life with guest Georgian Banov

Happy New Year! Welcome back to Kingdom Family Talks. You don’t want to miss our first episode of 2020 as Leif, the Apostle of Love and Georgian Banov the Apostle of Joy chat about when they first encountered God and what it’s like to be a joyful Christian. Do you know someone who could use more joy?…

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God’s Redemptive Plan For Women

I remember watching the last few minutes of the 1995 Miss America competition in Atlantic City, NJ.  The atmosphere was tense.  The final five waited eagerly to hear Regis Philbin announce who had won.  When he announced the name, the crowds erupted in cheers and screams—all except for the winner, Miss Alabama.  You see, she…

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HOW TO DISCIPLE NATIONS

Keep watching the nations around you, and you will be astonished at what you see. I am going to do something that you will not believe when you hear about it. – Habakkuk 1:5 What does it look like to disciple nations? And what does a nation look like that’s been discipled properly? Perhaps systemic…

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WHAT DO YOU HAVE IN YOUR HAND?

I want to tell you about a valuable tool you can use when something feels “off.”  Perhaps you’re in pain, you’re suffering, there’s something you’ve been praying about for years… whatever the case, it’s the most valuable tool I’ve ever learned when I feel stuck.  And it’s pretty simple.  It involves picking up a stick,…

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CHRISTIANITY VS. JESUS

THE 5 LIES OF RELIGION Christianity does not always look like Jesus.  That statement makes me uncomfortable! But I have seen so many people who reject Christianity until they meet Jesus.  I grew up in a Christian home, church, and country, but I realized that sinners were trying to stay away from the church.  The church…

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REACHING THE UNREACHED

Many years ago, I was at one of our healing meetings in Pakistan when a Pakistani woman came up to me. She had been healed at one of the meetings and for the first time, she experienced the love of God, the light of God and the goodness of God. Her husband, who had died…

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WHAT IS GOD DOING IN OUR GENERATION?

Imagine you’re in the ocean, a mile out from the shoreline.  You squint toward land and can see the remnants of a 50-foot tsunami wave receding after flooding the beach, completing its course.  You hear a low rumble and look behind you.  There’s a 100-foot tsunami wave coming.  If you’ve ever been under a tsunami…

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THE 3 REVIVALS THAT SHAPED OUR WORLD

Throughout history, there have been several powerful movements of God. Countless revivals, miracles, stories, and encounters that the world couldn’t contain if they were all written down. There’s also been wars, chaos, and destruction—we touched on some of this in my blog last week and looked at why this happens. This week, I want to focus on how those…

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THE TREND INFLUENCING THE WORLD

We’re living during the greatest time the world has ever seen.  There’s global tensions and shakings, but God is also raising up people who are called to shift different parts of society.  When our worldview changes and we can see events in the world as opportunities rather than problems, we begin to realize that God…

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IS THE WORLD GETTING BETTER OR WORSE?

Imagine waking up tomorrow morning to the sound of sirens blazing outside your house.  As your eyes crack open, you can see the pulsating red lights from the government emergency vehicle glaring at you through the curtains.  You don’t know it at the time, but the outcome of this day could change the course of…

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WANT TO BE A CULTURE CHANGER?

What it Looks like to be an Ambassador of Love Now, if anyone is enfolded into Christ, he has become an entirely new creation.  All that is related to the old order has vanished.  Behold, everything is fresh and new. (2 Cor 5:17) In my previous post, we discussed how you can become an Ambassador of…

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BECOMING AN AMBASSADOR OF LOVE

We are ambassadors of the Anointed One who carry the message of Christ to the world, as though God were tenderly pleading with them directly through our lips. (2 Cor 5:20) Shortly after 9/11, my dear friend Jason was deployed to Iraq with the U.S. military.  On one of his missions, he was hit with…

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5 KEYS TO ENCOUNTERING GOD

For the earnest expectation of the creation eagerly waits for the revealing of the sons of God. – Rom 8:19 Change is never easy. Sometimes life circumstances force you to change—maybe you’ve received one too many speeding tickets and if you don’t change your driving habits, you’ll receive some unfavorable penalties. Sometimes you learn enough in life…

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