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I have been called Barnabas…I kind of like that name.

Recently someone gave me the nick name “Barnabas.” I kind of like that name. Actually I do like it and the name means a lot to me. It means ‘Son of Encouragement’ Shortly after my conversion experience – an older … Continue reading

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Everyone needs encouragement–or do they?

Last night I was watching a repeat of the sitcom “Everyone Loves Raymond” The episode was about a great dish his wife had cooked, and how his brother and dad really liked it – so much in fact that his … Continue reading

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How to encourage one another: an example from Paul.

I love to encourage people and I like to be encouraged by others also. One of my frequent prayers is Lord; cause me to be an encourager to others. During the weekend I was at the local skate park and … Continue reading

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The gift of prophecy for today.

Over the years I have been given several prophecies and have felt inspired to prophesy to others. In that process I have made a number of mistakes… I remember one time I gave a word to someone at church and their … Continue reading

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