Going To Hell with Ted Haggard by Michael Cheshire

If you have not seen the interview with Robert Ricciardelli and Ted Haggard Click Here. Please comment on show as well on the website. Michael Cheshire's article and personal experience below is very good.What I learned about grace and redemption through my friendship with a Christian pariah. December 3, 2012I didn't plan to care about Ted Haggard. After all, I have access to Google and a Bible. I heard about what he did and knew it was wrong. I saw the clips from the news and the HBO … [Read more...]

Ted Haggard – Grace, Restoration, and the Birth of Saint James Church

Ted Haggard is a good friend. I am thankful for grace and watching the Lord continue to use Ted, Gayle and the rest of the Haggard family in a new way and a new work. Here is a good view to catch you up with their lives. Ted will be hosted by me on our Converging Zone Talk show as we are filming this week, 11/11/ 2012 in our San Diego studios. The interview should be released sometime in December.Click here for videoBirth of Saint James Church from Saint James Church on Vimeo. … [Read more...]

Peacefully Seeking to Understand by Robert Ricciardelli

When we seek to understand rather than demand to be understood, the quality of our relationships go up, and transformational unity can build authentic community. We must understand that sometimes we do not know, what we do not know, until it becomes absolutely known. The more I have come to know, the more I realize how much I have to yet to discover. I have realized, “I know what I know, I know what I don’t know, but I don’t know what I do not know, until it is revealed.” There are things that ha … [Read more...]

How To Be Successful by Tyler Perry

This 4 minute video of planting seeds and the grace of God will lift your hearts in the visions and dreams you have been given.Click here for video … [Read more...]

Religion – Relationship, or Both? by Greg Austin

A young man from the miniscule neighborhood of Parkland, Washington in America has accomplished something no other Christian in recent memory has done – he has set the religious world ablaze with a simple video containing what some would call his “rant” and others his “revelation” regarding the word, the concept and the reality of religion.In fact, as of the moment of this writing, Jefferson Bethke’ video, appearing on the YouTube site has experienced 15,480,336 hits – and counting. That’s mo … [Read more...]

The Love, Joy, and Peace of Imperfection by Robert Ricciardelli

Knowing ourselves and being willing to make mistakes are essential qualities that lead to gradual growth. To err is to be human, forgiveness divine, and grace abounds beyond our sins. God uses imperfection to understand His divine perfection, and uses weakness to create strength in us. Spiritual maturity gives us the ability to have peace and joy in an imperfect world. God loves us the way we are, and if God did not love imperfect people, He would have no one to love. We may admire angels, but … [Read more...]

Trained By Grace by Dudley Hall

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works. Titus 2:11-14 (ESV)We are trained either by … [Read more...]

God’s Love is the Power to Change by Robert Ricciardelli

You cannot be healed from the things you do not acknowledge, and what you do not consciously acknowledge will remain in control of you from within, festering and destroying you and those around you. When we are able to admit our pain or wrongdoings to ourselves and others it can enrich and change our lives, and healing can come to all those involved. When we encounter God's love, freedom, peace, and joy come upon us. God does not love us if we change, but through His amazing grace, God loves us … [Read more...]

Reframing Christmas For Critics by Robert Ricciardelli

There are many people around the world that celebrate Christmas, and yet Christmas is not without it's critics. Look at this season as a focused time on the blessed birth and entrance of Christ for the world. It is not a time nor a season to argue about how or when we started to celebrate this day. The Christmas season is really about a state of heart and mind. It is an intentional moment in time to cherish peace and goodwill, for grace and mercy to abound, and a season of thankfulness unto God, … [Read more...]

The Redemption of Christmas Day and Season by Robert Ricciardelli

There are many people around the world that celebrate Christmas, and yet Christmas is not without it's critics. Look at this season as a focused time on the blessed birth and entrance of Christ for the world. It is not a time nor a season to argue about how or when we started to celebrate this day. The Christmas season is really about a state of heart and mind. It is an intentional moment in time to cherish peace and goodwill, for grace and mercy to abound, and a season of thankfulness unto God, … [Read more...]


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