5777: The Year Of The Clashing Of Swords

Passion is a strange phenomenon. Less than 48 hours ago I sat in my hotel room in Jerusalem. I took a break from training I was doing with First Ladies, Diplomats, and members of the House Lords—all amidst terrorist attacks happening around me that left 5 wounded and 2 dead. As I flipped on the […]


The Key To Abundant Life

Living Life at a Level 10

In John 10:10 Jesus said, “I have come that you might have life and that you might have it more abundantly!” This type of abundant life is something I call “Level 10” living. On October 10th, 2010, I was reading John 10:10—there it was—a divine synergy!  I saw “Level 10 Living“. Jesus said something vital: […]


It isn’t too late

3 Thoughts on God’s Redemptive Power

Do you ever feel like you’ve messed up beyond repair? You know those things that weigh on your heart, the shadows of past regrets, failures and pain? Romans 8:28 says that “God causes all things to work together for our good.” All things—that includes the hurtful decisions and the unfortunate events that are a part […]


Favor Vs. The Law of Attraction

2 Keys to Influence

Have you ever heard of the “Law of Attraction?” It’s pretty popular these days with New Age and secularists. They think the Law of Attraction is some kind of cosmic “juju” that attracts people and opportunities to you. In reality, biblical favor is the attraction of God to you that releases influence through you, so that other […]


You’ve got 30 seconds…

3 Reasons Why A First Impression Matters

Fact: an initial impression is set in 30 seconds or less. It’s a curious thing, isn’t it? People meet you—and instantly form an idea of who you are. Their perception may (or may not be) an accurate representation of who you are at your core. But hey! Does it really matter what people think of […]


How does God help us grow?

2 Purposes of Irritations

A philosophy of life that works is one that gives perspective or purpose to the irritations that we encounter. I want to invite you now to put a different frame on the problems that you have and to look for the potential purpose behind them. How does God help us grow? He helps us to […]

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Discerning the Spirit of Envy

3 Observations on Jealousy

I was talking to some young ministers recently who have become popular on the national landscape. They shared that they sense jealousy and criticism from their peers in response to what they say. I’ve noticed something kind of interesting. When we are being critical in ministry, or pick on other people, it’s often not because […]

Comparison is the death of authenticity.

Overcoming A Controlling Spirit

3 Insights for Breaking Free from a Spirit of Manipulation

This is an interesting body of information that I encountered years ago from Derek Prince, the Oxford scholar and celebrated deliverance minister. Derek talked about the difference between works of the flesh and works of the spirit. It is a mistake to think that the soulish realm does not exert a form of psychic energy […]

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Why can’t we all just get along?

3 Keys for Dealing with Family Conflict

We’ve been talking about occupying and expanding Eden within our sphere. This is the 3 day focus of our September conference in Dallas (see 7mSummit.com for details.) Eden is the overlapping territory of your home and family with work—which overlaps with your community. For the self-employed person, your potential garden covers all spheres. If we […]

We project our family conflicts on the people that we work with in the future—never forget that.-3