Monthly Archives: September 2015

6. Giver Prayer: Aligning Land


Jacob the Giver was given an assignment.  Go live at Bethel. It took him close to 20 years to get there.  Once there, he performed some perfunctory acts of worship, then decided that since that mountainous area was not good … Continue reading

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5. Giver Prayer: Cleansing Land


Dirty feet. Or boots. In the times of Christ, their sandaled feet got dirty when walking, so it was customary to have a servant wash their feet for them when they came in off the road. On many American farms, the back door … Continue reading

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4. Giver Prayer: Time in Community


The Giver receiving in community is a monumental topic, fraught with conflict and pain. Broadly speaking, the Givers are legendary (in a bad way) for taking not receiving.  Also, they are infamous for generally refusing to synchronize with others.  Simple … Continue reading

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3. Giver Prayer: Receiving from Time


When Israel left Egypt, it appeared to be the result of Moses’ duel with Pharaoh.  In reality, though, it was the result of a promise God made to Abraham as to the time when Israel would be released from Egypt. … Continue reading

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Steiermark, Austria


Last time I was in Austria, God drew my attention to the community of Graz.  I couldn’t figure out what He wanted me to see there, but it was quite clear that there is a treasure in that area. I … Continue reading

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