Emotional (Moving)

The Feast of Trumpets, the Blood Moons, and the Rise of the Beast

By Danny Parkes

I heard Obama’s “peace and security” speech yesterday (September 24, 2014) at the United Nations. I did not listen to it all, but I did note the part where he said that Palestinians and Jews could live side by side “… in peace and security …” (at about the 13:00 minute mark, at least in…

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Divine Appointments

By Ellen Harlow

God is so good. My Aunt who is 89years old and lives with her daughter & husband in asmall town about 45 minutes from me was hospitalized and told she didnot have long to live. She was on my heart so heavy thatThursday morning as I was getting ready for work. I knew I hadto…

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A Sweet-Smelling Fragrance

By Danny Parkes

Growing Up There are so many things about growing up that I remember, but one of them was sitting in class — oh, there were many of them — and being able to relate with those around me. I remember this certain girl, she seemed to be like a very good friend to me. She…

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Radical Life-Changing Encounters

By Danny Parkes

I was very touched when my wife and I went to visit Mrs. Sontrop, the teacher of our daughter Elizabeth. Mrs. Sontrop has been teaching at that school for over 20 years now, and she is an amazing lady. In fact, when we left the parent-teacher interview that day, I felt as though something was…

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The Unwinding

By Danny Parkes

About two years ago, I went through an experience in which I suddenly found myself in “enemy territory” as the enemy of our souls, Satan, appeared to have an unusual hold on my spirit. I mean … directly into my spirit he was able to have access … my heart felt like it was being…

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Divine Encounter, Part 4

By Danny Parkes

(Continued.) All of a sudden, I found myself presented before two people, both of whom desperately needed Christ, and one of whom was more than willing to talk about it. In fact, this woman had been very hurt in her life. She had been divorced, and told by the Roman Catholic Church that she was…

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God’s People

By Danny Parkes

“And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.” (Matthew 11:12) God’s people are fierce. God’s people are brazen. God’s people take the gates of hell by storm. God’s people turn the world upside down. God’s people don’t care about what…

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The Healing

By Danny Parkes

I went to bed early enough so that by about 5:30, I awoke feeling rested. But when I opened my eyes, all I could think of was “a little more rest”! So I stuffed a few pillows behind me, and sat up in bed. And before I knew it, it was 6:30. An hour gone!…

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Meet Dave

By Danny Parkes

Meet Dave. Dave is unkempt. Dave has a tattoo. Dave didn’t know love from his father. I picked up Dave as he was making his way across Canada, thumbing a ride. Before Dave had a chance to close the door, I asked him, “Do you know Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior?” Dave responded,…

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Cc Sharing: A Call to Purity – Reflections From Campus Challenge 2002

By Lon Wong

Looking back, I was too consumed to comprehend all that was happening as we laid hands and prayed that Sunday night. Although I did not even know all the names of the brothers that night, as we cried out there was a unity in our humility and worship before God, unlike anything I had experienced…

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