God gifted each human with something that is fundamentally enjoyable to others. Contrary to the consumerism of the western world this gift has nothing do to with competence: spiritually, psychologically, intellectually, sexually or otherwise. It is an intrinsic, innate reflection of God’s glory and beauty that is woven into the fabric of our inspired … More Reclaiming Your Giftedness
My favorite time of year…fall. It’s a time for pumpkins, over-priced holiday coffees at Starbucks, warmer blankets, and campfires…The best time for all to be #basic. Jokes aside, the shifting of seasons reminds me of the work of God within our own lives. “Fall is a reminder that Jesus is the only one who can … More Embracing the Season
Recovery from Sexual and Relational Brokeness.
Within my department Restoration and Recovery at IHOPKC, we believe and proclaim in various ways the transforming power of the gospel to those who find themselves stuck in the mire of sexual and relational brokenness. We create spaces and programs for the modern day Mary Magdalenes and prodigal sons to find a way home in the very core … More Recovery from Sexual and Relational Brokeness
The last 60 years of history has been marked by the statement “If it feels good, then do it.” The call to become good has been sacrificed and replaced by feeling good (Comiskey). Our bodies, which we once considered to be “Temples of the Holy Spirit” have become harems— a dwelling place of indulgence– housing strangers and … More If It Feels Good, Do it?
The soul of man is defined biblically as “the seat of the feelings, desires, affections, aversions (our heart, soul, mind etc.)” (Strong’s G5590 – psychē) The gospel declares that our soul can be purified and thus transformed by the power of God. Equipped with the testimony of the scriptures we can confidently hold fast to … More No Passive Transformation
“Some wonder why this ‘cross-walk’ takes a lifetime. At times it may feel as if the depth of same-gender attraction supersedes the power of divine love. The truth is deeper still. Jesus is taking ground in our very depths, preparing for Himself a people who know Him in the very center of their thoughts, desires, … More Andy Comiskey Quote
Refusing to boldly empower the SSA struggler’s confidence in the power of God is a failure to preach to true gospel. “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Jesus Christ for it is the power of God to salvation for all who believe…for in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith … More Same-Sex Attraction and the Gospel
Being fully present to one another is something we must strive to achieve in our effort to express love toward one another. Being fully present is an act of incarnational love. It isn’t enough to simply give one’s mind without supporting them with the heart. It is not enough to serve another’s emotions and dismiss … More Being Fully Present in the Moment
I want to be perfect! I was to be flawless in appearance, virtue, in my capacity to give and contain love with God, with others, and toward myself. I want my life to me free from exterior and interior blemishes and distortions. There is something within me that wants to break free from every present-reminder … More PERFECTIONISM