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Your Gift Does Not Define You — Jeremy Caris

Your gift will make room for you, but you are not defined by what you can do. Your talents and abilities will open doors of opportunity but they do not equal your worth. Others will label you and categorize you based on all of those things, but you must never limit yourself to their perspective…(Read More)

We should always learn from others and value their experience, wisdom, insight, and guidance. But ultimately we need the whole counsel of God. But, what does that mean? What does that look like? …I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole counsel of God. Acts 20:27 (ESV) The Partial Counsel of God…(Read More)

Fulfilling Your Calling Within The Local Church — Jeremy Caris

I’ve been taught that we should each find our own calling fulfilled within the greater calling of a local church family or community. I don’t disagree with that—if we’re speaking of hypothetical ideals. But, there are three key issues that often prevent fulfilling your calling within the local church from being…(Read More)

The Body Heals Itself — Jeremy Caris

Recently, the Lord said something to me that has just been reverberating in my spirit. He said, “The body heals itself.” Do you realize in the natural, if we provide our body with a clean and healthy environment and the life-giving nourishment that it needs, the body will heal itself? God designed you this…(Read More)

Individuality in the church is an important thing! In the Kingdom, individuality is a key to godly unity. Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it. 28 And God has appointed in the church first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, helping, administrating, and various kinds…(Read More)

You be you. I’ll be me… That’s the way I’ve been hearing it in my spirit for months now. Here’s one way the Bible says it: “Only let each person lead the life that the Lord has assigned to him, and to which God has called him. This is my rule…(Read More)

Knoxville, God has not forgotten you. There are fires all across the region, many small groups, many disconnected, many disillusioned with church as they’ve known it. There are many pockets of people on fire for God, refusing to bow the knee of conformity to man-made church commercialism. There are many outcasts, hidden in…(Read More)

We often relate the anointing to the tangible presence of God for a purpose, and in fact, I’ve taught that myself. But then I received a whole new revelation when I understood what Jesus said as He quoted from Isaiah: “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me…” Because…(Read More)

I don’t mean any disrespect… but many times I’ve heard people say, “Oh they have an anointing for this or that,” when really they had a gift or talent that they were given by God at birth. As they grew, they discovered and developed it through practice. It’s true that you need…(Read More)