Molting Eagle

Give Molting Eagle How to Navigate Difficult Times with Your Heart “You yourselves have seen what I did to Egypt, and how I carried you on eagles’ wings and brought you to myself.” Exodus 19:4.  The eagle is the king of the air. It is known for its ability to soar above the storm. With sharp vision…

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The Making Of A Miracle

Give The Making of a Miracle Are you in need of a miracle? I have had the privilege of seeing many phenomenal miracles in my life. I’ve seen blind eyes open, stage 4 cancer healed, severely autistic and non-verbal people begin to speak clearly, and even individuals that never learned how to read or write…

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Transform Your Mind Through Hope

Give Transform Your Mind Through Hope “Stop imitating the ideals and opinions of the culture around you, but be inwardly transformed by the Holy Spirit through a total reformation of how you think. This will empower you to discern God’s will as you live a beautiful life, satisfying and perfect in his eyes.”  -Romans 12:2…

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Contending For Your Destiny

Jon Tyson

We live in a culture obsessed with independence. Everywhere we turn, there is a new advertisement offering a product or some sort of opportunity for us to build our own kingdom.  In a culture saturated with self, how do we maintain dependence on Jesus? For many years, I chased dreams of my own making. I…

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Love of Law VS. Law of Love Pt. 2

For thousands of years, people related to God through the law. They concocted over 600 commandments in order to foster and maintain a relationship with the Father but could not fully relate to the Father. In other words, they made sacrifices for love, to be in the “right place” with God.   When I think of…

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Love of Law VS. Law of Love

How do you know if you are living under the Love of Law or from the Law of Love? The love of law binds, but the law of love frees.  The love of law says that you reap what you sow, but the law of love says that you reap what Jesus sows. The love…

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What Does Love Look Like?

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching; roses, chocolate, and the color red are all around us! This annual holiday serves as a celebration of love. We’ve all seen the movies and read the romantic tragedies, but, what does love actually look like?  It’s a question that’s been asked for ages and the definition differs depending on…

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Understanding the Time

It’s important that we recognize what God is doing in this season. There are three questions that all of us need to answer right now. 1. What time is it? 2. What is God doing in my generation? 3. Where do I belong in God’s plan? Anywhere that we have placed our hope outside of…

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Even Jesus Wept

Grief. It is defined in Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary as “deep and poignant distress caused by or as if by bereavement.” Grief is a difficult reality that we will all face at one time or another. It’s a complex topic that’s hard for most of us to even talk about. We experience grief in many aspects of…

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Facing the Sting of Disappointment

I’ve experienced a great amount of disappointment in my life. From almost losing my life in a car crash and being left with lingering lifelong ramifications to the loss of dear friends to seeing the toll that a life in ministry can take on family and home life. I’ve been disappointed with myself, others, and…

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Ep. 74 – The Algorithm of Love feat. Mark Siljander

Welcome to Kingdom Family Talks! In this episode, you’ll hear from the Deputy Ambassador to the UN, Mark Siljander. Much like Leif, Mark has worked with governmental and religious leaders in Islamic Nations for years building bridges of unity among the Christian and Muslim religions. This podcast will give you an insight into what it…

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EP. 71 Faith & Family with Alveda King

Welcome back to Kingdom Family Talks. This inspiring podcast with Martin Luther King, Jr.’s niece, Alveda King, will encourage you to grow in family, faith, and love. If you missed Jennifer’s last blog on the topic of wholeness, click here to visit our blog page. We hope that you enjoy this episode. If you have…

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Ep.66 Becoming An Eagle Christian

Welcome to Kingdom Family Talks, this podcast is episode one of a three-part series on Becoming An Eagle Christian.  Eagles, known as the king of the air, have played a significant role in our society, often used as a symbol of power in the government as well a the spiritual significance of being mentioned over…

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Ep. 65 Declaring God’s Promises For Your Life

Welcome back to Kingdom Family Talks. Over the last few weeks, Leif has shared how to rightly view God and each other. If you would like to review this conversation listen to the last podcast or read the latest blog. This week we continue this conversation so that you can See, Say and Seize the promises of God…

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Finding Focus, Favor and Freedom in 2020

The beginning of the year is a great time to evaluate all that happened over the past year and to look ahead into the possibilities of the new year. At the end of last year, I heard the Lord say, “2020 is a year of focus, favor, and freedom.”  Do you want more focus, favor, and…

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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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Ep. 62 Living Refreshed with Michelle and Greg Haswell

Welcome to Kingdom Family Talks. In this episode, Leif and his dear friends Greg and Michelle Haswell sit down to discuss how leaders can lead without burning out. What do you do when you are spiritually strong but you are emotionally depleted? After 30 years of church leadership, Greg and Michelle share practical tools to…

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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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WHAT I’VE LEARNED FROM MUSLIMS

One morning—years ago in the early days of my ministry—I heard a knock at the front door of my home in Norway.  It was during my office hours, but still, it was rare to hear a knock that early.  I was shocked to see a couple with their three children standing before me.  They clearly…

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LIVE FULL AND DIE EMPTY

I was in Chile the day Billy Graham died.  Shortly after receiving the news, I felt the glory of God fill my room and I started to weep.  It lasted well into the next morning, when the glory filled the breakfast area of our hotel—so much that I had a vision of his homecoming. I…

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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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EP. 53 A FAMILY ON MISSION FEAT. BENJI & DANIELA MORF

In this episode of Kingdom Family Talks, Leif is joined by two of his spiritual children, Benji & Daniela Morf. Benji, Daniela, and their three boys live in Chiang Mai, Thailand as missionaries. As a family, they are taking the gospel to the unreached, people who have never once heard the name of Jesus. God is…

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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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THE POWER OF SHALOM

4 Ways to Thrive in Supernatural Peace Ribbet, Ribbet, Ribbet…that’s all I heard… all night! I had just arrived in the Philippines, jetlagged and exhausted.  I prayed for peace, put on my noise-canceling headphones, and still heard the frogs croaking all night.  At one point, dogs joined the chorus of noise with barking.  To make…

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12 RULES FOR OVERCOMING LIFE’S GREATEST TRIALS

How to Become a Giant Slayer Over the last few weeks, we’ve looked at a few trends in world events and discovered how God is moving through it all.  It’s easy to look at the state of world affairs—or maybe even your personal affairs—and feel hopeless.  But that’s not how God sees it.  God is giving His…

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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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