An Awakening and a Calling

My husband Jeff has a story to tell…
On April 17th I was re-baptized in water, baptized with fire and baptized with the Holy Spirit! So let me back up and explain the events that led up to this.

My wife and I where attending a church in Jonesville MI, and we were starting to become active in ministry. During the course of this time my wife became ill and starting having severe pain in her back. After many doctor visits we found she had spinal issues among other things. As the months progressed she became bed ridden. Many of the people from church and other areas of our lives started to treat her poorly. Continue reading

Baptism of the Holy Spirit Part 2

There is a false teaching that the Holy Spirit isn’t for today, or that He doesn’t work or move with us as He did with the Apostles. This is a lie, and this isn’t found any where in scripture.  A lot of churches have this belief, and this has created damaging effects. The Holy Spirit helps and benefits our lives in many ways.
The Holy Spirit is our Teacher:

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Water Baptism

Water baptism is more than just an outward show of an inward act of repentance. The Greek word baptizo translated baptized means to dip, soak, immerse into a liquid so that what is dipped takes on the qualities of what it has been dipped in. Water Baptism is symbolic of the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus/Yeshua. Therefore, you should be immersed completely, not just have water poured or sprinkled on your forehead.  Being baptized into the Name of Jesus/Yeshua means our hearts are changed and we take on the qualities of the Messiah. Continue reading

Replacement Theology = Cancer in the Church

I was raised to study the Jewish roots of my Christianity. Why?  Because as a Christian that is what I have. We are grafted into Judaism, Judaism is the ROOT of Christianity. I honestly believe, and have found out from personal experience, that when I read my Bible from some “Christian Perspectives”, it really doesn’t make much sense. However, when I read the Bible from a Jewish perspective, so many little details and a deeper understanding takes place. I also look at the Bible from this perspective because Jesus/Yeshua was a Jew, and He was observant Jew. How can we understand His teachings if we don’t know who He was or Is? Just because He died on the cross doesn’t mean He stopped being Jewish.  Continue reading