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No More Blindfolds For I Call You Friend

Beloved, today is your day of determination…today is your day to call yourself a friend of God. “Friend, “You say? I know it may sound cliché for you have heard many say it and many songs sung about it, but do you believe you are MY friend? Do you believe I am your friend…a friend that loves at all times regardless even in adversity of life and heart (Proverbs 17:17)? Do you believe I am really, really your friend? (Selah, think and mediate on this).

Growing In Grace

Children Play Hide And Seek, Sons And Daughters Come Face To Face fathers love letter from god growng in grace

Eyes Wide Open

Beloved, take your hands down from your eyes in every area of the heart and soul. Look fully into My wonderful face and you will not forget all things work together for good to those who love Me and are called according to My purpose (Romans 8:28). You will not forget about how I take what the enemy does for evil and use it for good (Genesis 50:20).

You Have a Word, Meditations By Apostle John Dean

I said, ‚ÄúLord, I know You have given me a ‚Äėprophetic word‚Äô for this church and You know that You have given me a ‚Äėprophetic word‚Äô for this church, but they do not know that You have given me a ‚Äėprophetic word‚Äô for them. However, I will make myself available by going in and waiting for You to tell the pastor.‚ÄĚ

Run And Do Not Be Weary, Meditations By Apostle John Dean

Any true father or mother looks forward to doing all these things and even more for their family if they have the time and energy. However, how can one ‚Äúrun and not be weary‚ÄĚ while attempting to do all of the necessary things required in a family these days?

Keeping Your Promises, Meditations By Apostle John Dean

While sitting in my office that day I learned two very important lessons. The first lesson was that God never forgets any promise you have made to Him and He will even help you fulfill it. The second lesson is that we are limited as to how far we can go in life if we do not keep our word to God and to man.


One Sunday morning I sent our ministry helpers downtown to pick up a van load of drunks and street people for the morning service. After a while the back door of the church opened and my helpers were dragging a drunken bleeding man into the building. The man’s name was Johnny. He was the third generation in his family who slept under a bridge in Houston. The reason Johnny was bleeding and crying was because when he saw the mission van coming to pick up people, he fell on his face in the middle of the street as he tried to run away. His face looked as if it had been run through a meat grinder, and his nose was badly broken. He was in such pain that he was weeping out loud.

How Do You Eat Your Corn?, Meditations By Apostle John Dean

A few months ago, after preaching the Sunday morning message in a small East Texas church…I went to a home for lunch with some of my dear friends. Everyone in that family is a master cook, so you can imagine how the table was filled with all of those country delicacies. Even though the table was large, the extended family was even larger and more so with my family joining in.

He Took My Place, Meditations By Apostle John Dean

Perhaps in some small way that experience was a prophetic picture of my future life. The Lord always knows where I am. I am happy that He does because I only want to be where He wants me to be.

Happiness is a Choice, Meditations By Apostle John Dean

Perhaps when the Bible said in Ephesians 4:26, be ye angry, and sin not, what it was saying was that anger does not have to be sin, but choosing to be unhappy is sin because it shows a lack of faith in God. Hebrews 11:6 says, ‚ÄúBut without faith it is impossible to please God.‚ÄĚ That means that if you are not pleasing God, then you are sinning. Wow! This gives a whole new meaning to being unhappy.