Monthly Archives: October 2012

Learning to Dance with the Trinity

Learning to Dance with the Trinity by Joe Johnson For as long as I can remember I have loved Jesus. I remember as a five year old doing “devotions” along a creek in Canton, South Dakota thinking, “If Jesus was on the other … Continue reading

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Challenging Words Accompanied with Love

I am enjoying preparing for a sermon I am preaching at NHLC in Roseville, MN, Nov. 10-11. My assigned text for the series, “Words with Friends.” is Mark 10:17-22. Different sermon themes are words of honesty, confession, encouragement, and challenge(my … Continue reading

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Returning to First Love, God’s Love for US

“You have loved us first o God! Alas! We speak of it in terms of history as if You have only loved us first but a single time, rather than that without ceasing. You have loved us first many times … Continue reading

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Healing in our dreams

Sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace. Romans 6:14. I believe it is possible not to sin. We do not slide into holiness or being a disciple. We need a VISION … Continue reading

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During our Grace HB Prayer Gathering I invited everyone to share a “sphere of faith” where they experience God’s grace (power) and confidence in Jesus expecting our prayers to be answered. One sphere of faith for me is praying for … Continue reading

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Welcome Home!

When I was pastoring in the AZ White Mountains we placed a large sign above the outside doors going into the sanctuary, “Welcome Home!”  Visitors often shared that these words connected their hearts to God’s loving presence and  their bodies … Continue reading

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Healing Depression

Mark 2, Then some men came, bringing to Jesus a paralyzed man, carried by four of them….. When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, “Son, your sins are forgiven…..get up, take your mat and go home.” He … Continue reading

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