Mission within Reach – notes from Andy Read

The Kingdom Is At Hand – Mission within Reach  The church is an agent of The Kingdom of God = the presence of God, the rule and reign of God, his culture and his power being expressed in every area of our lives and our culture! The Kingdom of God … Read More

Inspired By God

Notes from the first Destiny Enrichment Course: If our lives are not inspired by God we are distracted from our purpose. Phil 3:10 [For my determined purpose is] that I may know Him [that I may progressively become more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him… (AMP) Nothing can help us if our thinking … Read More

Family Loves, Serves, Gives and Forgives

Last night we hosted our Welcome To The Destiny Family event for new members. I had requests to post the ideas I shared. Here ya’ go: When we are born we are all born into the universal family of humanity. When we receive Christ we are born again and become … Read More

Where Do I Read In My Bible?

It’s such a common frustration to feel like we really don’t know where to read even though we feel like we should be reading. The idea I’m sharing here can solve this problem and position us all to discover another level of pursuing God in his Word.   When our daughters were … Read More

It’s Amazing What Is Within Our Reach

God has already brought most of our future leaders to us but they remain overlooked and undeveloped. Sadly this happens primarily because we are busy doing the work of the ministry when our call is clearly revealed in Eph 4 to equip these undiscovered saints for the work of the … Read More

Mentoring and Developing = Making Disciples

We are called to make disciples so we must never settle for making new converts or merely recruiting people to attend church. If we get people to come to our churches but we aren’t effectively making disciples we are only contributing to the greater problem of disillusionment in our society. … Read More

Angry Accusation / Loving Inspiration

WHEN DISAPPOINTMENT DRIVES OUR DOCTRINE ACCUSATION TAKES CONTROL. When I was seventeen years old I was driving past a house we had lived in the year before. The neighbor was outside so I waved as I drove by. The next thing I knew I was waking up from unconsciousness with … Read More

Morning Prayer

Just a few reasons I purpose to get up in the morning and start my day with Jesus before my day starts happening to me. Mark 1:35 And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there … Read More

The Atmosphere Of Our Lives

Music awakens the soul. Sound is more integral to our existence than any of us realize = in beginning God spoke and we existed. Gen 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. NIV Psalm 33:6 “By the word of the Lord were the heavens made.” NIV … Read More

Practical Life Spiritual and Spiritual Life Practical:

“The family who prays together stays together – right?” Hmmm then why are so many praying families falling apart? We must learn to function in both practical and spiritual realms if we are to awaken our God-given potential. This is essential to every area of life. Gen 1:1 In beginning … Read More