It was with great joy that we welcomed Sarah Liberman and her team from Carmel, Israel, to host the "Ascend: The Worship Journey" conference in Golden Valley Church, this past weekend. Sarah is a Worship Leader, Songwriter, and Speaker with a deep passion for true worship from pure hearts. Her love for God, and her… Continue reading ASCEND: THE WORSHIP JOURNEY
As we approach another Christmas, and many of us are caught up in a flurry of activity, in addition to carrying concerns for church and nation, we do well to remember that the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem over 2,000 years ago is a powerful statement of the premium God places on simplicity. I was… Continue reading SIMPLE TRUTH
One of the things I was hearing as I was awakening today was, "Spirit of Absalom". I heard it clearly. I was aware of some of what it meant, and having spent yesterday's preaching in GVC talking about the battles of moving into a new season, I am reflecting on how this spirit works to… Continue reading ABSALOM SPIRIT
A few days ago I had one of those brief but memorable one-scene visions in a dream. I saw a roll of old film negatives hanging suspended. And I heard the words, "You're looking at the negatives!" I knew God was speaking clearly and powerfully to me. There was a rich play on words again.… Continue reading LOOKING AT NEGATIVES
At times of pressure - or unclear season change - where we can't see what is yet to happen, it is easy to make Esau-type decisions. We react emotionally out of our limited grasp on what is going on...
We don’t usually appreciate the ramifications of God closing doors and opening others. But in heaven’s purposes they are far reaching and often set up a legacy for others to experience, or be influenced by.
God created us with two eyes, not one; two legs, not one. Two eyes provide depth of field and two legs forward movement. Scripture likens the church to the human body on several occasions. The Father has placed crucial picture lessons of life in its design. As God's people it is important, I believe, to… Continue reading PRAYING FROM A CULTURE OF HONOUR AND PROPHETIC VISION
On Saturday we came to the end of this series of "Deeper Heart Days". We truly thank God for all that He has achieved during these three Saturdays. Many have testified to fresh revelation, greater freedom, and real heart changes taking place. We passionately believe that our hearts are the centre and source of all… Continue reading MY HEART IS BEING DEEPENED
By Jean Packer Peter Jackson from Toronto, shared with us a wonderful encounter where he found himself looking into the eyes of God his father. He saw Gods eyes gazing at him with such inexpressible delight and unconditional love that astounded him and totally ‘undid’ him. This experience has transformed his life entirely. He has… Continue reading SONS AND DAUGHTERS
Your heart is the one single central part of you that needs more care and attention than anything else. Many Christians don't pay attention to what is going on in their hearts, because they are ignorant or too restless. But ONLY if we give our hearts the attention they need will we be aligned for… Continue reading ABOVE ALL ELSE