Ep. 92 – Hey, God Can We Talk? feat. Sarah Bowling

“What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.” Can you relate? I know I can! Did you know that it was possible to have a continuous dialogue with God, the creator of the universe? And that it is His great delight to talk with you? I had the great privilege of interviewing my dear…

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Ep. 78 – Kingdom Finance feat. Gary Keesee

Welcome back to Kingdom Family Talks. In this episode, you’ll get to know my friend of 20 years, Gary Keesee, and learn about the resources of Heaven. Gary shares his personal story of how he was faced with great debt and no hope of relief. He had an encounter with the Father who began teaching…

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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. 64 Finding Favor & Focus in 2020

Welcome back to Kingdom Family Talks. In this episode of our podcast Leif and Allessia, the GMA Communications Coordinator discuss what God is saying about the year 2020. Leif shares what it means to be “all in” this year and offers practical keys to walk in Focus, Favor, and Freedom in every area of your life.…

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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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Ep. 61 Living A Life With No Regrets

Welcome back to our podcast, Kingdom Family Talks. In this episode, Leif finishes the fourth session in The Inheritance Series drawing once again from the life of the prophet Elisha in 2 Kings 13. Elisha is nearing the end of his life and the king of Israel comes to him in grief. Israel had been oppressed…

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Ep. 60 When Your Miracle Needs A Miracle

Welcome back to Kingdom Family Talks. In this episode, Leif continues his inheritance series. In 2 Kings the prophet Elisha encounters a widow desperate for a word from God. When we don’t know what to do we need to know where to go! One word from God can change everything. In the old testament, the prophets…

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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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Ep. 59 Sons and Daughters of Inheritance

Welcome to Kingdom Family Talks. In this episode, Leif is sharing about the relationship between Elijah, Elisha, and the Double Portion Anointing. Many people want to access the double portion without understanding the relational elements – the identity and intimacy that our fathers have fought for. Though Elisha freely received an inheritance, he had paid…

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Ep. 58 The Turnaround Anointing

Welcome back to Kingdom Family Talks. In this episode, Leif teaches about the power of The Turnaround Anointing. When Jehu was anointed king in 2 Kings 9, there was a turnaround that quickly took place. The “giants” that were confronting Israel were quickly overthrown. In this next outpouring of God’s Presence, sons & daughters, mothers &…

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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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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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3 WAYS TO OWN YOUR CALLING

Sometimes God leads you to a mountaintop.  It’s beautiful on the peak.  Not a cloud in the sky, light breeze, bright blue sky, maybe even a rainbow from the aftermath of a recent storm.  Visibility is great as you take in the breathtaking mountain range singing songs of majesty, opulence, strength and position. Then something…

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