Fatherhood and Answers

Fatherhood does not give the answers, but it carries the question, so it can rest, develop and come to existence! If you ever wonder why there comes no (direct) answers from The Father on your questions, be sure that He carries that question (as a womb), so it can rest, develop and come to existence! …

Cover the fathers so they can go farther!

INTERCESSORS ARISE, I FELT A WARNING FROM THE LORD “COVER THE FATHERS SO THEY CAN GO FARTHER” by Lana Vawser COVER THE FATHERS SO THEY CAN GO FARTHER Over the past few weeks the Lord has been highlighting "fathers" to me, and I wasn't exactly sure why. Today as I was spending time with the Lord I …

Our Dwelling Moment

Sharing a report I wrote about a wonderful breakfast we had some weeks ago with eight man from totally different backgrounds... Our Dwelling Moment See how good and how pleasant it is…  Just now, sitting behind my desk, I needed to recap the beauty of the moment. Eight man; friends, family even and also brothers …

Dear beautiful Jönköping,

As this past Saturday they marched your streets with the cry to be loved the way they are, my cry, standing at the sides of the parade was about the lack of knowing the god-given identity, not just from the subject of the march but from all participants!! Nothing in me condemned, not even was offended as …

10 Things One GrandDad Wishes Every Dad Knew

From: http://www.christiangrandparenting.net Listen my son to a father's instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. (Prov. 4:1) Forty-five years ago I became a father for the first time. At age 22 I was as green and wet behind the ears as you can get when it came to being a father. I didn’t know much but I …

Gatekeepers pay attention!

A lot of the conversations these days has been about our personal responsibility and the functions that reflect it. Gatekeepers, watchmen, fatherhood, motherhood, church, platform, raising your children, words that come up when the church is shifting from a 'platform performance' into the maturing/edifying Body of Christ. No longer the 'one-man show' but taking back the …

Nehemiah’s Concern

I wrote the header of this block some days ago and never finished as the title dropped in my spirit by seeing the efforts of so many beautiful young churches. Nehemiah was a man with an overview insight and a sensitive heart, which is a rare but essential combination. He saw the building efforts, heard …

The Synergy of the Generations

If the Church hopes to be relevant and meet the needs of the twenty-first century and beyond, it must be willing to undergo a paradigm shift. The Elijah to Elisha Revolution confronts the status quo by challenging the Church to reexamine many of its assumptions. One of these assumptions is what could be called the …

To get rid of this Monster

Releasing some random thoughts today. For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there among them.” (‭Matthew‬ ‭18‬:‭20‬ HCSB) So it is about 'togethering' (I know, not a word), His name and at least more then me, where He suddenly makes it many, like the mathematics of: 2 fish + …

Leading them out…

About Moses and Egypt, About Joshua and Promised Land, About perception of time, place and vision, About the lack of identity and dreams. perception |pəˈsɛpʃ(ə)n| noun [ mass noun ] 1 the ability to see, hear, or become aware of something through the senses: the normal limits to human perception.• awareness of something through the senses. vision |ˈvɪʒ(ə)n| noun1 [ mass noun ] the faculty or state of being able to see: she …

Teacher vs. Father

By Joshua Horak “For though you have countless guides [teachers] in Christ, you do not have many fathers. For I became your father in Christ Jesus through the gospel.” (1 Corinthians 4:15, ESV) It was my 13th birthday. Tragedy struck. My parents announced to my sister and I that they were getting a divorce. My father …

The Poem of a Daughter

Dad, Thank you for always giving me more than enough, for always giving the last of what you had, even when times were rough. Thank you for telling me "You are not pitiful", that at times when I was crying my heart out, you told me that was beautiful. Thank you for acknowledging me to …

Restoring Fathers, Families, Sons and Daughters!

By M. John Cava “Families broken or separated: “And the Lord God called unto Adam, Where are you? . . . and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself. . . . /O my son Absalom, my son, my son Absalom! Would to God I had died for thee . . …

This Generational Faith

Deuteronomy 6:4-9: Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home …

Songs of Ascents (9) – Fearing God

Psalm 128 Blessings for Those Who Fear God A song of ascents. 1 How happy is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in His ways! 2 You will surely eat what your hands have worked for. You will be happy, and it will go well for you. 3 Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your …

Aspects of the Prophetic Office – Fatherhood

By Lars Widerberg And Elijah went up by a windstorm to heaven. And Elisha saw it and cried out: ”My father, my father, the chariot of Israel and its horsemen.” 2 Kings 2:11-12. Prophets sent by God are sent forth into the world, heavenly commissioned to represent and reflect the fatherheart of God. A prophet’s …

Why Are My (Garden) Seeds Not Growing?

Have you ever wondered why your seeds failed to germinate properly? Seeding too deeply, planting in cold soil, extremes of watering, improper soil preparation, birds or squirrels and poor seed are the most common causes for seeds failing to germinate.Probably one of the most disappointing things in gardening is to have prepared the soil and …

What can we learn from Jesus about raising kids?

Struggling with the issue of culture and habits in the way we raise our children, being a "stranger" in an other culture, easily makes things the clash between different cultures. That's why I love this blog on raising it above our culture into His Culture!

Sunday School

What can the theistic Sunday Schools, meeting for an hour once a week, and teaching only afraction of the children, do to stem the tide of a five-day program of humanistic teaching? It hit me hard, reading this essential truth, as it reflects perfectly my biggest concern these days according to the way we think …

About Steve Jobs, Nehemiah and Jesus…

Maybe not the best order as I put Steve first and definitely not to be misunderstood as my first affection... Maybe better to see it as the one I want to address first and was with us physically the most recently. Steve Jobs Although it can be that the things we think can be learned …