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Deeper Still; washing away our wounds

There is a struggle to be real and open from which none of us are exempt. There is also a struggle for many to hear what is honest and vulnerable. This battle is an internal wrestling match. Humility wars against fear, denial, pride and self preservation. Don’t get me wrong, in some places and space...
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The Leaven of the Beatitudes


When one visits the Holy Land, one cannot help but be changed. Encountering the culture, the people and the history is an awakening in itself. My goal on my first trip was to encounter Jesus in every place and at every moment; to live the 'everywhereness of His thereness.' And one of my most memorab...
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Forgiveness and Freedom for Leaders

Forgiveness and Freedom for Leaders
I recently made an observation that would need a bit of research to confirm. It seems that social media is ablaze with helpful advice to those navigating the injustices of life. How to succeed through suffering abounds. Equally conspicuous is a dearth of advice addressing the causes of injustice; es...
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The Power of Leaven

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This blog is part one in a series on the leavens of kingdoms; the kingdom of heaven and the kingdoms of this world.  What aroused my heart towards this topic was a recent vision. About a month ago, in the early morning hours, I became aware of the lifting of a veil and an unhindered view into t...
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Is This Demonic?

Demons
The young man came in defeated and looking for someone to understand and help. After he explained what was happening his first question was “is this demonic?” The more we chatted the easier it was to see that he was looking for serious answers. He wanted to understand as much as he wanted to be free...
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Pastor Dave Smuin
For some, this is a very touchy subject. There seems to be a lot of doubt among some believers about whether demons are real and ... Read More
Wednesday, 24 July 2013 15:36
Pastor Dave Smuin
Thank you for discussing this topic. I have seen both extremes--those who try to explain everything in any way other than demonic... Read More
Wednesday, 27 February 2013 20:21
Pastor Dave Smuin
This topic is very interesting. We can't spiritualize everything. We need to follow the Holy Spirit direction. Iam looking forward... Read More
Friday, 22 February 2013 00:19
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