Miracles

Fasting: the Door to the Supernatural

If you’ve come to Substance in the last few years, you’ll know that we start out every new year with a season of fasting. Of course, nobody “has to” fast; but, when you understand what the Bible teaches on fasting, you’ll realize: we “get to” fast.  It’s actually an incredible opportunity. In both the Old…
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God Still Does Financial Miracles – A Guest Blog from Carolyn Haas

If anyone knows my wife Carolyn, she ALWAYS has a fresh miracle story of how God provides for our family. In my books, I’ve shared miracle stories about how she trusted God for lawn-mowers and snowblowers – but, we’ve got dozens more: from Disney vacations, to our home & furniture, to our kid’s braces… she…
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The Punishment of Generosity: Why People Secretly hate Mother Teresa

We love to hate healthy people, don’t we? Whenever my wife judiciously orders a salad at a restaurant, it reminds me that my triple-patty bacon burger is a heart-attack waiting to happen. And studies show that the same is true with generosity… yet, we rarely admit it. It’s no secret that most people hate greed.…
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Free Booklet Called: “Skeptics Guide to Tongues & Prophecy”

As we’ve been studying the Book of Acts, many people have been asking me questions about the Holy Spirit. For example: How do I know if I’ve received the Baptism of the Holy Spirit? What’s the Biblical evidence of the Holy Spirit? Is it included in salvation? What’s up with Unknown Tongues? What does a…
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Why Doubt and Skepticism are a Healthy part of Faith

Doubt is a regular part of faith.  As strange as it might sound, doubt is God’s way of making us hungry for deeper revelations.  It’s not something we fear; it’s something we explore. Keep in mind, there’s a huge difference between Skeptics vs. Cynics.  Skeptics are people who attempt to remain as intellectually neutral as…
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Fasting has Never Been This Fun: Tips for our 21 day Fast!

If you’ve come to Substance in the last few years, you’ll know that we start out every new year with a season of fasting.  And if you’ve never heard of the spiritual discipline of fasting before, allow me to give you a quick definition: Fasting is a process of abstaining from something for the purpose…
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Help! What’s the Deal With Unknown Tongues and Prophecy?

Lately, in our series on the Supernatural, we’ve been diving into some of the stranger aspects of Christianity.  With the doctrines of unknown tongues covering eight chapters of scripture, all by itself, it’s amazing how few pastors actually address it.  As bizarre as some of those passages might be, what kind of pastor would I be if…
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