The Holy Spirit is with us always

When Jesus gave his “Farewell Speeches” beginning in John 14, he assured his disciples that they will never be alone.  Rather, God will send the Holy Spirit–the “advocate”–to be with them always. This season will be a difficult one for many people who face loss or loneliness.  According to statistics as reported in the WallContinue reading “The Holy Spirit is with us always”

Commit to a Spirit-filled life in the New Year

“When Paul laid his hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they spoke in tongues and prophesied” (Acts 19:6). I remember the first time I got a taste of the charismatic movement inspired by the Brownsville and Toronto revivals of the mid-1990s.  I was walking into a family friend’s healthfood store andContinue reading “Commit to a Spirit-filled life in the New Year”