• 4 Prisons that will keep you from your destiny

    All TypesBlog Posts - May 25, 2016


    Are you searching for your calling in life? If so, check your heart for the prisons of unforgiveness, jealousy, envy, and fear, which can lead us out of our destiny and into the dungeon. The story of Saul and David returning home from their great victory over Goliath and his army is a perfect example …

  • The Worth of Work

    All TypesBlog Posts - May 23, 2016

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     The Worth of Work I was never a very good student in school. In fact, I wasn’t great at anything my peers valued. I was strong and fast, but I couldn’t see well enough (and I refused to wear glasses) to become a standout athlete. I didn’t learn to read until I was 19 so …

  • What’s On Your Mind?

    All TypesPodcasts - May 20, 2016


    So many of us want our lives to change, but working from the outside in will never catalyze the changes we are searching for. In Romans 12:2, God tells us our lives are transformed when we change from the inside out, starting with our minds. Kris provides practical ways to gain control over our minds …

  • Video – Is Your House Haunted?

    All TypesBlog Posts - May 20, 2016

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    We have a new nature in Christ. It is no longer our nature to sin, nor are we prone to sin. Our old man is dead, but a large part of the church is necromancing and raising the wrong dead people! Check out my video for more. If you would like to subscribe to my …

  • Are You Living in a Haunted House?

    All TypesBlog Posts - May 18, 2016


    Nestled in the tall pine trees on a narrow road that winds its way through the mountains is an aged log cabin. A steep cliff overshadows this old miner’s bungalow, causing it rarely to see the light of day. An eerie sensation comes over you as you approach the well-worn front porch, straddle the rotten …

  • Transgender Restrooms

    All TypesBlog Posts - May 16, 2016


    The recent President’s administration’s directive that every public school provide transgender restroom access – or face the loss of federal funds – drew swift and strong condemnation from conservatives. But before we talk about the transgender restroom issue, let’s review the situation that we have already. We already have men that are sexually attracted to …

  • Mother’s Day Wisdom

    All TypesPodcasts - May 13, 2016


    In this light-hearted but insightful conversation, Kris and Kathy encourage moms on Mother’s Day, sharing wisdom they’ve gleaned together in their parenting journey. God has entrusted us with children to raise up into Him, and it’s our privilege to partner with Him to bring Heaven to Earth through our parenting!

  • Judging Prophetic Words

    All TypesBlog Posts - May 13, 2016


    We need to develop a culture where it is okay to judge someone’s prophetic word without it reflecting on that person’s integrity or their relationship with God. Check out my video on Judging Prophetic Words for more on this topic. For more on this subject, check out my book Basic Training for the Prophetic Ministry. …

  • You Were Born for the Impossible

    All TypesBlog Posts - May 11, 2016

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    Guest post by Bill Johnson, Senior Leader of Bethel Church. Divine Assignment The reason God didn’t take you to be with Him when you were born again is because you have the divine assignment to invade the impossible. The reality of the Christian life is measured by the impact on the impossible. God or the …

  • From What Covenant Are You Prophesying?

    All TypesBlog Posts - May 9, 2016


    Unfortunately, there are many believers who are prophesying as if they are still under the Old Testament system. (Matthew 5:43-45) “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.’ “But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you in order that you …

  • Kingdom Foundation At The Cross

    All TypesPodcasts - May 6, 2016


    God is merciful–but He’s also righteous. Before He can extend mercy, He must release justice. Jesus carried the weight of our guilt and led us into a restored relationship with the Father. Now, we have authority and a mandate to offer the same forgiveness to the world around us. Kris teaches on the importance of …

  • Perseverance for Breakthrough

    Blog PostsVideos - May 6, 2016


    What do you do when you pray, and nothing seems to happen? I feel strongly that this is a season to persevere for your breakthrough!  Many of us believe that if we don’t get our answer instantly, that it can’t be God. Luke 11:9 says to KEEP asking, KEEP seeking, KEEP knocking, and the door …

  • 12 Attributes of Courage

    All TypesBlog Posts - May 4, 2016


    Your destiny lies on the other side of your fear. I’m convinced that the devil knows your destiny better than you do! I believe that God is calling us to courage, but we can’t conquer what we refuse to confront. Christopher Columbus said, “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose …

  • Restoring Fallen Leadership

    All TypesBlog Posts - May 2, 2016


    I’ve been writing a series on some of the controversial subjects that come up over and over with people who are opposed to Bethel or that misunderstand our position on certain issues. Check out my previous articles Here, Here and Here. Today we will talk about how Bethel deals with fallen leadership. We have had …

  • Embracing Our Prophetic Past

    All TypesPodcasts - April 30, 2016


    Kris talks about perseverance. Our forefathers understood that perseverance is the way of Kingdom. Keep knocking, keep asking, and don’t give up!

  • Video Blog: Hearing God

    All TypesBlog PostsVideos - April 29, 2016

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    Do you struggle to hear God speak? Have you ever wondered why Jesus often spoke in hard-to-understand parables? Check out my video to find out! Let me know what you think in the comments below. For more on this subject, check out my book Basic Training for the Prophetic Ministry. If you would like to …

  • Doctors, Medicine and Broken People

    All TypesBlog Posts - April 27, 2016


    I’ve been writing a series on some of the controversial subjects that come up over and over with people who are opposed to Bethel or that misunderstand our position on certain issues. Check out my previous articles Here, Here and Here. This blog will discuss doctors, medicine and restoring broken people. Doctors and Medicine There …

  • Falling Down and Holy Laughter

    All TypesBlog Posts - April 25, 2016


    I’ve been writing a series on some of the controversial subjects that come up over and over with people who are opposed to Bethel or that misunderstand our position on certain issues. Check out my previous articles Here, Here and Here. Today we will talk about falling down and holy laughter. Slain in the Spirit …

  • How To Take Care Of Your Soul

    Podcasts - April 22, 2016


    God longs for us to care for ourselves–but self care isn’t just for us. We’re called to maintain our personal health because what’s inside of us will eventually overflow into the world around us. The state of our ministry depends on the health of our souls, so it’s time we start managing them well! In …

  • Video Blog: Kris Interviews Brian Johnson

    All TypesBlog PostsVideos - April 22, 2016

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    I had the opportunity to interview Brian Johnson on the topic of anxiety. Brian shares how he overcame anxiety and fear. To see the extended version of this video, subscribe to our mailing list here:  http://krisvallotton.com/subscribe/ We will include the extended video in our weekly newsletter that will be sent on Saturday, April 23. Did …

  • Raising the Dead, Gold Dust and Feathers

    All TypesBlog Posts - April 20, 2016


    On Monday’s blog we talked about signs, wonders and miracles. Today we will discuss raising the dead, gold dust and feathers.  I am not writing an exhaustive theological dissertation on each point to try and convince our detractors that we are right. I am simply trying to make it clear, in simple terms, what we …

  • Bethel Beliefs on Signs, Wonders and Miracles

    All TypesBlog Posts - April 18, 2016


    There are a few subjects that come up over and over with people who are opposed to Bethel or that misunderstand our position on certain issues. I thought I would try to clarify some of these issues for the people who truly care about our perspectives. I am not writing an exhaustive theological dissertation on …

  • Bob Hazlett: Shift Your Thinking – Part 2

    All TypesPodcasts - April 15, 2016


    We hope that you enjoy this guest podcast from Bob Hazlett. Personal and cultural transformation comes from a change in thinking. As a man thinks in his heart, so he will be. Transformation does not come from changing behavior or laws; it comes from changing hearts and minds. The ancient prophet Isaiah revealed that God’s …

  • The Bethel R&D Culture

    All TypesBlog Posts - April 15, 2016

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    There have been many things written about Bethel Church and the movement that we have had the privilege of being a part of for more than three decades. Most of what has been said about us is positive. But a small, yet influential coalition of people has shared negative reports about us. These reports often …

  • Do you believe every word of the Bible?

    All TypesBlog Posts - April 13, 2016


    Proverbs and Ecclesiastes Have you ever said “I believe every word of the Bible?” Okay, you better buckle your seatbelt for this! Did you know that the book of Ecclesiastes was never written to be true, but to demonstrate what happens when Solomon, the wisest man on earth lost relationship with his God? That’s right! …

  • 5 Sources of Leadership Capacity

    All TypesBlog Posts - April 11, 2016


    I am learning a lot about leadership in this season. I understand more clearly now that with authority comes much responsibility. The more influence I have in the world, the more wisdom I need to navigate life redemptively so that the purposes of God are fulfilled in my time. Favor amplifies the influence of my …

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    Jesus said, “He who has believed and has been baptized shall be saved; but he who has disbelieved shall be condemned. These signs will accompany those who have believed: in My name they will cast out demons, they will speak with new tongues; they will pick up serpents, and if they drink any deadly poison, …

  • Ask Kris Anything – Depression Video Blog

    All TypesBlog PostsVideos - April 8, 2016

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    Do you suffer from depression? Check out my video blog for some tips and advice for those dealing with depression and anxiety. To see the extended version of this video, subscribe to our mailing list below. We will include the extended video in our weekly newsletter. Want to receive updates from Kris Vallotton? Join our …

  • Bob Hazlett: Shift Your Thinking – Part 1

    All TypesPodcasts - April 7, 2016


    We hope that you enjoy this guest podcast from Bob Hazlett. Personal and cultural transformation comes from a change in thinking. As a man thinks in his heart, so he will be. Transformation does not come from changing behavior or laws; it comes from changing hearts and minds. The ancient prophet Isaiah revealed that God’s …

  • Did Jesus Come to Judge the World? Part 2

    All TypesBlog Posts - April 6, 2016


    If you missed part 1 of this series, check it out here: http://krisvallotton.com/jesus-did-not-come-to-judge-the-world-part-1/ Now let me recap what we have learned so far about the New versus the Old Covenant and begin to apply it to the ministry of the prophet and prophetess. Jesus died to free us from sin, fulfill the Old Covenant (agreement), and …

  • Did Jesus Come to Judge the World?

    All TypesBlog Posts - April 4, 2016


    It probably sounds bold to say to prophetic people that we get to live in a realm of life in which we don’t experience judgment, especially since that is a subject that looms large throughout both the Old and New Testaments. I want to clarify what I mean. You may have looked at judgment through …

  • Candace Johnson: Finding God’s Peace in the Storm

    All TypesPodcasts - April 2, 2016


    We hope that you enjoy this guest podcast from Candace Johnson. Candace Johnson talks about Jesus as the Prince of Peace. Fear comes, but it’s what we do with it that matters. Being in His presence allows us to stay in peace. For more information about Candace, go to: http://www.ibethel.org/leadership/eric-candace-johnson-2/

  • Do You Know Who You Are?

    All TypesBlog Posts - March 31, 2016

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    All of us love the rags to riches stories; the poor gal who made it big, or the underdog who defeated the great champion. We admire people like young David, who killed the huge giant, or Esther, who became a beautiful princess and altered the course of history in a foreign land. These folks shook …

  • Why Pressure is Worth Enduring

    All TypesBlog Posts - March 28, 2016


    Guest Post by Lisa Bevere. Who You Are in the Fire is Who You Are I don’t really like this truth, but here it is: Who you are in the fire is who you are. I want to imagine that who I am on television is the true representation of who I am. I like …

  • Do You Have the Guts to Be a Great Leader? Part 2

    All TypesBlog Posts - March 24, 2016


    If you missed Part 1 of this series, you can find it here: Do You Have the Guts to Be a Great Leader? Part 1. Building Teams If you have a vision you can fulfill by yourself, you don’t have God’s vision! The Lord’s vision will require God’s help and a team of talented people …

  • Do You Have the Guts to Be a Great Leader? Part 1

    All TypesBlog Posts - March 21, 2016


    There are many people who call themselves “leaders,” but who are no more than puppets of the people! They are so concerned about being liked that they relinquish their authority to the crowd and spend their days worrying about their approval rating. If you fear the people you are not leading them, they are leading …

  • BSSM2: Plans & Purposes

    All TypesPodcasts - March 18, 2016


    Kris speaks to 2nd Year BSSM students about God’s purposes and plans. He shares stories about his ideas that he had for his life, and how God used them to route him to his destiny.

  • The Internet Police

    All TypesBlog Posts - March 17, 2016


    I love to post statements on Facebook and see how people respond. There are always those that feel like it’s their job to police the cloud. They scour the Internet, diligently searching for those they deem as violators of Truth whom they view as false teachers or false prophets. Like secret agents, they hide their …

  • Just Do It

    All TypesBlog Posts - March 14, 2016


    Guest Post by Kevin Dedmon. In two recent blogs, I discussed the benefits of dreaming, and dreaming big. In this blog, I want to discuss the journey from a dream to a destiny. Most of us are familiar with the infamous 1988 Nike ad campaign encouraging people to “JUST DO IT.” Research of buyer demographics …

  • Developing A Wealth Mentality

    All TypesPodcasts - March 12, 2016


    Kris continues his series on wealth and developing a wealth mentality. It’s time to honor the people around us and move out of the land of just enough into the land of more than enough!

  • The Power of a Wealth Mentality

    All TypesBlog Posts - March 10, 2016


    I grew up American poor (not African poor), so I understand how poor people think. Our people despised wealthy folks; we voted democrat, railed against big business, and blamed Uncle Sam for our condition. We were little, powerless people, lost in the sea of humanity; paddling hard, but getting nowhere. The winds of financial adversity …

  • Does the Bible Contradict Itself?

    All TypesBlog Posts - March 7, 2016


    Documentary or Commentary For many people, it’s hard to understand that not only are there hundreds of contrasting scriptures in the Bible, but also much of the Bible is God’s documentary on man and not God’s commentary on how to live life. Therefore when people say, “I live by every word in the Bible,” it’s …

  • BSSM2: Kris & Kathy

    All TypesPodcasts - March 4, 2016


    Kris & Kathy speak to 2nd Year BSSM students about dating, love, sex, relationships & marriage.

  • Prophetic Prayers that Influence Mindsets

    All TypesBlog Posts - March 3, 2016


    Praying for our leaders leads to a quiet life, which creates an atmosphere for people to come to know God. 1 Peter 2:17 says, “Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, and honor the king.” The Heart of Nations I believe that Nations have a heart. Social justice happens when the heart of the people of …

  • It’s a Privilege to Vote

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 29, 2016

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    It’s a presidential election year in the United States, and the honor, privilege, and responsibility of a free people is to vote. Women couldn’t vote in our country until 1920. They struggled in an intense battle for equal rights for 78 years before they could even go to the polls. Under the threat of death, …

  • BSSM2: Poverty, Riches, & Wealth

    All TypesPodcasts - February 26, 2016


    Kris speaks to 2nd Year Students at Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry about kingdom wealth, finances, and prosperity.

  • Change your will, change your life!

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 26, 2016


    What we want and what we will are often completely different things. For example, I want a great body but this “desire” has not activated my will. In order to achieve my desire I need to “will” a diet change, a schedule change, and a workout transition. Our “wants” influence our “will,” but our desires …

  • What If?

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 24, 2016


    Guest post by Kevin Dedmon. In my last blog, I discussed the benefits of daydreaming our way into our destiny. The degree to which our destiny is fulfilled, however, will be determined by our willingness to dream beyond what we initially imagine, ask, or think. God has called us to do the impossible, which means …

  • When Your Leaders Don’t Acknowledge You

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 22, 2016


    The Process I can’t count the number of times people have talked to me about their leaders not acknowledging their office as a prophet or prophetess. Typically they have some sort of prophetic word or personal experience in which “God” commissions them as a prophet. They take this as a license to operate in the …

  • Kingdom Wealth

    All TypesPodcasts - February 20, 2016


    This is the second part of Kris’ message titled, “Poverty, Riches, And Wealth.” The Lord would love to release an ecosystem on us that wherever we go prospers!

  • The Purpose of Our Battles

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 19, 2016


    Strength in Weakness It is important to point out that the devil left Jesus alone until “an opportune time.” Satan is an opportunist. He often strategically waits to attack until we are hungry, weak or tired. Although the devil is insane, he is not stupid. But the Holy Spirit is the most brilliant strategist. He …

  • Why You Need to Wait for Your Time

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 17, 2016

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    Eager Beavers One challenge I see in the church is what I call “Eager Beavers.” It’s the pressure that many leaders feel to be “vogue” with their peers. Let me explain: the awareness that the apostles and prophets are such an important part of the government of the church has caused many spiritual leaders to promote …

  • Abraham Lincoln and the Rights of the Unborn

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 15, 2016


    Today is the day we celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. He is one of my heroes! In spite of the fact that he fought for freedom and equality for African Americans, my soul is vexed over the fact that we are still allowing one person’s freedom to come at the demise of another human being’s life! …

  • Be a Valentine

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 13, 2016


    Each year, on February 14th, we celebrate Valentines Day. It is a day that primarily focuses on romantic love — more chocolate, cards, and flowers, especially roses, are sold on Valentines Day than any other day of the year. 110 million roses 1 billion cards 35 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate 3% of pet owners …

  • Poverty, Riches, And Wealth

    All TypesPodcasts - February 12, 2016


    Kris talks about the ways that spirituality and wealth are connected. He also teaches the difference between being rich and being wealthy.

  • The Difference Between Temptation and Sin

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 12, 2016


    Temptation and Sin A misunderstanding of the difference between temptation and sin has caused many people to believe they are losing when they are actually winning their wilderness battles. The writer of Hebrews said that Christ was “tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin” (Hebrews 4:15). It is important for us to understand …

  • 10 Ways to Not Hate Being Single

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 10, 2016


    Originally posted on Moral Revolution It’s not always easy being single: third wheeling it at the movies, persevering through some awkward dates, and scrambling for a good answer when well-meaning friends and family members ask if you’ve met anyone “special” yet. Although it has its fair share of uncomfortable situations and weekend nights sitting on the …

  • Is Wealth a Sign of God’s Blessing?

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 8, 2016


    Wealth isn’t a sign of God’s blessing on your life, unless of course, your name is Abraham, Isaac, Moses, Joseph, Esther, David, and Solomon. Oh, maybe wealth isn’t a sign of blessing, unless of course, it is! Wealth vs. Blessing The Bible warns us about seeking wealth, but encourages us to pursue blessing.  Blessings come …

  • Do You Deserve to Be Forgiven?

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 6, 2016


    Forgiveness Restores the Standard I learned this lesson years ago when my kids were teen­agers. I became angry with Kathy in front of them and treated her disrespectfully. An hour later, I apologized, and she forgave me. But when I went to bed that night, I sud­denly realized that I had disrespected Kathy in front of my teenage kids. So I needed to apologize to them for being a bad example of a husband, or they would grow up believ­ing that …

  • Daydreaming a Destiny

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 5, 2016


    Guest post by Kevin Dedmon. New Years tends to be the one holiday Americans have selected in which we are reminded to dream — to hope outside of the box of our current reality. Studies have shown that approximately 45% of the American adult population makes New Year’s resolutions — dreaming about improving their life …

  • 7 Signs of an Unhealthy Soul Tie

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 3, 2016


    Soul Ties Sex is a tridimensional experience: spirit, soul, and body. Anytime you have sex with a person you bond with them. Dr. Daniel Amen writes in his book, “Change Your Brain, Change Your Life,” “Whenever a person is sexually involved with another person, neurochemical changes occur in both their brains that encourage limbic, emotional …

  • Jesus – Author of the Women’s Liberation Movement

    All TypesBlog Posts - February 1, 2016


    Wells of Compassion I have to admit that before I wrote my book “Fashioned to Reign” I never understood the radical message of gender equality that the Gospel writers were trying to convey through the life of Jesus. Yes, I knew that Jesus hated religion. I was very aware that He was a counterculture radical …

  • Prophets and the End of the World, Part 2

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 30, 2016


    If you missed Part 1 of Prophets and the End of the World, find it here: http://krisvallotton.com/prophets-and-the-end-of-the-world-part-1/ From this point the Lord began to open up a world of revelation to me. He told me that many of these intercessors have been neutralized because they have believed the lie that disaster breeds humility and humility gives …

  • Q & A – Bethel Women’s Night

    All TypesPodcasts - January 29, 2016


    Olivia Shupe interviews Kris at the Bethel Women’s Night. They discuss the topic of leadership, and how to lead yourself.

  • Prophets and the End of the World, Part 1

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 29, 2016


    Interest over the new millennium during the last several years has brought the “doomsday” prophets out of prophetical hibernation. They seemingly hear God saying, “Let me show you 50 ways that I’m going to kill you”. As a native of California I am somewhat qualified as an expert on the subject of prophetic cataclysmic utterances. …

  • Finding Freedom From Anxiety

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 27, 2016


    One night, exhausted from a long, hard week of work as an automotive technician managing a repair shop in the Bay Area, I got in the bathtub to relax my tired body while my wife Kathy lay sick in her eighth month of pregnancy on the sofa. An hour or so later, I started to …

  • Do You Struggle With a Poverty Mentality?

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 25, 2016


    Paupers have a poverty mentality. They always feel like their resources are limited. They believe that when someone else receives something, it takes away some of the provision that could be theirs. They surmise that someone else’s blessing costs them. The story of the prodigal son from Luke 15 illustrates this point clearly. Having squandered …

  • 4 Steps to Overcoming Powerlessness, Part 2

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 23, 2016

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    Yesterday we looked at Steps 1 and 2 to overcoming powerlessness: Do the Work of Repentance and Start the Messy Cleanup.  In case you missed it, read it here: http://krisvallotton.com/4-steps-to-overcoming-powerlessness-part-1/ Today we’ll take a look at Steps 3 and 4. Third Step: Think Differently There are a lot of situations in life that seem hard to …

  • Moving Into Friendship With God

    All TypesPodcasts - January 22, 2016


    Kris talks about moving into friendship with God. God wants us to move from slavery into friendship with Him. Let’s not only be led by the Spirit, but be friends with the Spirit.

  • 4 Steps to Overcoming Powerlessness, Part 1

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 22, 2016


    Today, we will look at the first two steps to becoming powerful people and putting God back in control. Putting God Back in Control We were never created to be a powerless people, subject to the happiness or depression of the environment around us. Rather, our source of wholeness is derived from the author Himself. God …

  • When the Kingdom Comes

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 20, 2016


    A Culture Of Reward Worldly societies are based on punishment. For example, the police are not charged with identifying good drivers and rewarding them. On the contrary, they give tickets out to people who speed or break the law. The kingdom of God has a completely different core value system. God rewards people who work …

  • Your Enemies Define You

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 18, 2016


    Do you want to know what your purpose is in life? Then tell me who your enemies are. A person with no enemies is a person with no destiny! Your enemies fear you at the place of your destiny.  Do you want to know where your destiny meets your opportunity? Listen to your enemies; they …

  • It’s a Family Affair

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 16, 2016


    Part 1 I was a youth pastor for 13 years. Back then I knew a lot about raising kids, especially teenagers. I gave parents a lot of great advice about raising their teens, but that was a long time ago…long before we raised four teenagers…long before we had six teenage grandchildren. Life was simpler then …

  • Peter’s Story and Your Destiny

    All TypesPodcasts - January 15, 2016


    Kris shares on purpose and destiny. Jesus is going to look for you at your place of responsibility. It’s you doing the ordinary in an extraordinary way that will give you the platform to do the extraordinary. God wants to profoundly advance the Kingdom through you!

  • The Secret of Solomon’s Wisdom

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 15, 2016


    Anyone who attended Sunday school as a child has most likely heard the story of Solomon and his request for wisdom. The Lord told Solomon he could ask for anything and it would be given to him. Solomon famously asked for wisdom, and the Lord responded that he would—as promised—give him wisdom and, because he …

  • Women Leaders in the Church

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 13, 2016


    In a recent interview with America Magazine, the Pope spoke of his concern for women to find their proper role in the Church. He said, “Women are asking deep questions that must be addressed. The Church cannot be herself without the woman and her role.” I agree with the Pope. I have an amazing wife, …

  • Learning How to Talk to Kings

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 11, 2016


    I have often been in the presence of really important and/or influential people whom I’ve longed to meet, only to find myself tongue-tied by the sheer anxiety of my honor for them. I have usually walked away having asked some stupid questions or making some ridiculous comments. Of course, an hour later I regret my …

  • Shawn Bolz: Open Heavens 2015

    All TypesPodcasts - January 8, 2016


    We hope that you enjoy this guest podcast from Shawn Bolz. This message is from the last session at Bethel’s Open Heavens Conference in 2015. For more information about Shawn, go to: translatinggod.com

  • Atheists Have More Faith Than Christians

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 8, 2016

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    Can you imagine someone 200 years ago telling you that they could write the entire Bible on something the size of your fingernail and anyone could read it?  You would probably think, “No way! No one could write that tiny. That’s impossible.” Of course, your paradigm would not include the microchip because the technology hadn’t …

  • 5 Keys to Preparing You for Your Destiny

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 6, 2016


    American culture is fixated on always moving onto to the next big thing. If you’re single it’s, “when are you getting married?” If you’re married it’s, “when are you going to have kids?” If it’s your career it’s, “what is your five-year plan?”  All of this can feel like a ton of pressure to have …

  • Prophetic Words for 2016

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 4, 2016


    America I saw America’s condition emerge out of the Book of 1 Samuel in that we were like the Israelites of those days. Samuel described their condition and situation like this: “They were in a strait, (for the people were hard-pressed), and the people hid themselves in caves, in thickets, in cliffs, in cellars, and …

  • The Pain of Public Ministry

    All TypesBlog Posts - January 2, 2016


    When people don’t trust someone, they make up stories about them in their minds. They judge everything they do through the lens of suspicion, and they even read bad motives into their good actions. Dog Eat Dog World I grew up in the business world. I started my first business at 23 years old, and …

  • Q & A with BSSM 2

    All TypesPodcasts - January 1, 2016


    Kris answers questions from students in 2nd Year at Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry.

  • Conspiracy Theories

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 31, 2015

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    Thank God for the science and the medical community. Jesus himself said “Those who are sick need a physician.” I believe in healing and miracles. I also believe in eating healthy, exercise, and all the natural and organic medicine that is emerging in this 21st-century. I think it’s healthy, and that it’s progressive and right. …

  • Step Out From the Crowd of Cowards!

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 29, 2015


    Morality has become relative in our time. It’s not that people were inherently more righteous a century ago, it’s just that people acted immorally against society’s social standards. I mean, if you were having sex with your girlfriend you knew it was wrong, and you certainly didn’t tell your mother. But now days it’s common …

  • 4 Things To Do When You are Depressed

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 27, 2015


    I can look back on my crash from many years ago now and understand that although my depression affected me emotionally and spiritually, it actually was rooted in the physical dimension of my mind and body. I ignored several warning signs my mind was sending me months before I completely crashed and burned. I was …

  • 5 Christmas Struggles and How to Help

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 25, 2015


    I love Christmas and I am so thankful for the birth of Christ. But Christmas is painful for many people for lots of different reasons. Here are 5 of the most common struggles: 1. Christmas is culturally a time when families gather. But it is an in-your-face reminder for people who have no family or …

  • Are You A Thermostat Or Thermometer?

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 23, 2015


    Are you a thermostat or a thermometer? Are you the person that’s affected by the culture, or are you the person helping to create the culture? Many people go through life feeling like powerless victims of their environment. They reflect their culture because the culture happens to them, but they are unaware or unwilling to …

  • 15 Attributes of Humility

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 21, 2015

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    Humility is not only compatible with greatness; it is the process of significance. We see this clearly in Jesus’ statement: “Whoever exalts himself shall be humbled; and whoever humbles himself shall be exalted” (Matthew 23:12). According to Christ, the act of humility is the pathway to promotion. Jesus was not criticizing the desire for greatness; …

  • dream

    It takes courage to break ranks with religious clones and think for ourselves. But we must realize that creativity, imagination and real learning are never cultivated in crowds. We also have to recognize that there are no permanent “arrivals” or plateaus in this life. Either we are growing, expanding and developing, or we are declining, …

  • How to Succeed

    All TypesPodcasts - December 18, 2015


    Kris shares with 3rd Year BSSM students several keys to succeeding in life including perseverance, hard work, & humility.  

  • History Makers

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 18, 2015


    Every so often in the course of history there are individuals born who defy common reason and statistical explanation. These are the great ones, who break the tether of their generation’s expectations and rise to the high call that seems to echo from somewhere beyond the grave. The prophets of old peered into the future …

  • The Bravest Person I Know

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 16, 2015

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    I’d like to introduce you to the bravest person I know. It all began one summer day nearly thirty years ago, when I heard a motorcycle pull up outside our little country church in Weaverville, California. I bridged the threshold of the church door just in time to see a young, skinny tomboy awkwardly hopping …

  • Walking out of Pain – Notes

    All TypesFree Resources - December 15, 2015


    Below you can download Kris’ notes on “Walking out of Pain.”

  • The Context for Justice Part 2

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 14, 2015


    This is part 2 of a series on The Context for Justice. The rights of the innocent are terminated in the silent screams of children who protest against their own death in horrible pain. For what began as a warm, safe haven suddenly turns into a chamber of death. It is here, in the dark …

  • Context for Justice Part 1

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 12, 2015


    Dream At 6 o’clock in the morning on December 20th, 2006, I had a shocking dream. In this dream, I was sitting next to God on His throne. From the throne we could hear screaming coming from the Earth. It was the kind of blood curdling screaming I had heard only once in my life …

  • Banning Liebscher: Time to Seek the Lord

    All TypesPodcasts - December 11, 2015


    We hope that you enjoy this guest podcast from Banning Liebscher. Taken from our 2010 Encounter conference, this sermon from Banning Liebscher talks about how you need to be aware of what time it is right now – and it is absolutely vital to recognize that it is time for you to seek the Lord. …

  • The Three Parts of Prophecy

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 11, 2015


    The three parts of prophecy are Revelation, Interpretation, and Application.  In order to be effective when we have a word for someone else, or we receive a prophetic word, we need to understand these three aspects of prophecy. 1. Revelation What is God saying? The person who delivers the prophetic word is responsible for the …

  • 5 Accusations the Enemy Uses Against Us

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 9, 2015


    The Demon with Glowing Eyes Many years ago, I learned firsthand how to apply Philippians 1:28 when terrible dreams began to torment me. I would often wake up in a panic at seeing two large, glowing red eyes watching me from the foot of my bed. (I know this sounds like a scene from a horror …

  • Digesting Jesus

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 7, 2015


    When Jesus said we must eat His flesh and drink his blood, he wasn’t talking about cannibalism, but he was referring to ingestion that leads to incarnation. Christ was the Word that became flesh. It is important that we ingest the Word of God in a way that causes us to digest His life until …

  • Love Suffers Long

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 5, 2015

    Winter trees

    In the midst of the darkest time of my life, I went to see a professional counselor who is a friend of mine. Of course, the first question he asked was, “Why have you come to see me?” I told him the story of my son Jason’s divorce, how his wife had run off with …

  • Sustainability

    All TypesPodcasts - December 5, 2015


    Kris talks about creating sustainability. God is a God of sustainability, and it’s important that we cultivate a healthy spiritual ecosystem in our lives. Let’s go after sustainability in every area of life!

  • Mercy Triumphs Over Judgment, Pt. 2

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 4, 2015


    A Violent Act Of Grace It never seems to dawn on some Believers that we didn’t get into the Kingdom through our works but through His (Christ’s). Sinners who discipline themselves into good behavior are still sinners who are in need of a savior. No one can behave their way into Heaven! Trying to get …

  • Mercy Triumphs Over Judgment, Pt. 1

    All TypesBlog Posts - December 2, 2015


    Devilish Deception It’s been said that God does nothing in the affairs of men except they pray. Prayer is the catalyst for worldwide transformation. Prayer incites the angels, restrains darkness, and releases nations into their destiny. Prayer is the key to revival; building bridges between what should be and what will be. The devil also …

  • 5 Things That Keep You From Really Living

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 30, 2015


    Everyone is going to die someday, but not everyone really lives! You can’t add days to your life, but you can add life to your days. Here are the top 5 things that rob us of life: 1. The Fear of Failure. Ask yourself the question: if I was ten times bolder what would I …

  • 4 Keys for Ministering to Kings

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 28, 2015


    No Picnic for Daniel It is common in our environment to refer to raising up “Daniels” to go out and influence influencers in the world. Having the ear of the king and a position of authority in his kingdom is a high honor and should not be taken lightly. In modern times, the “king” can …

  • Politically Correct or Manipulation?

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 27, 2015


    Manipulation is the ability to use unrelated comparisons to motivate people to carry out a predetermined goal. Manipulation works best when you can tie someone’s belief system or behavior to a title that has strong negative connotations. For example, if a person micromanages their environment, you can call them a Nazi. Of course, micromanaging, or …

  • Danny Silk: Unpunishable – The Fruit of the Cross

    All TypesPodcasts - November 27, 2015


    We hope that you enjoy this guest podcast from Danny Silk. The work of the cross of Jesus Christ is either a complete work or a complete fraud. Fortunately, we know it to be the former. Therefore, the punishment of God towards sin must be completely satisfied. That being the case, all of our mistakes …

  • The Two Most Important Words in the World

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 25, 2015

    Thank you

    Guest post by Steve Backlund. Recently, I sensed the Lord say to me, “Steve, the two most important words in the world are THANK YOU.” What do you think about that? Did I hear right? Let me try to make my case. The Bible says, “Enter into His gates with thanksgiving” (Psalm 100:4). A gate …

  • Leadership Training – BSSM Notes

    All TypesFree Resources - November 24, 2015


    Below you can download Kris’ Leadership Training notes from 2nd Year BSSM.

  • The Mystery of Marriage

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 23, 2015


    Marriage means to merge – the two become one flesh. It’s a mystery that begins with a blood covenant. It’s the reason why God gave women a hymen, so the covenant could be ratified before the children were conceived. Some people marry, but never merge. Independence, fear, mistrust, selfishness, and unforgiveness become impregnable walls of …

  • The Faces of Love

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 21, 2015


    I love Paul’s revelation of the love of God in Ephesians. He wrote, “…being rooted and grounded in love, (that you) may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge…” (Ephesians 3:17-19). The love of …

  • Banning Liebscher: Carrying the Word of the Lord

    All TypesPodcasts - November 20, 2015


    We hope that you enjoy this guest podcast from Banning Liebscher. As leaders, it’s impossible to follow God unless we know what He is saying. Getting the word of God for your life, your family and your city is an essential part of leadership. In this message, Banning dives into what it looks like spiritually …

  • For Her Eyes Only!

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 20, 2015

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    The Problem Our society seems to dictate that men pursue women and not the other way around. This can create a pretty powerless culture for the girls. Furthermore, if the girl wants to be a virtuous woman, then she must refuse to use sensuality to seduce a man. This theoretically reduces her chances of “catching …

  • What Is Your Love Lid?

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 18, 2015


    In 1999 Kathy and I experienced a terrible financial crisis. We lost our four businesses, the home we built, and most of our worldly possessions. To make matters worse, we were left with a $1.8 million debt! That same year a man we didn’t know gave us $30,000. We found out who the mystery man …

  • Prophecy & Prophets – Notes

    All TypesFree Resources - November 17, 2015


    Below you can download Kris’ teaching notes on “Prophecy & Prophets.”

  • Honor in the Workplace

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 16, 2015


    I have a confession: I like being in charge. Before I started working for Bill Johnson, our senior leader at Bethel, I ran my own businesses for over 20 years and was used to calling all the shots myself. Transitioning from that role to serving Bill was one of the most challenging and painful things …

  • Can the Isis Issue Be Solved?

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 15, 2015


    People kill, steal, and destroy, ultimately because they are under the power of the evil one. It’s true that LOVE protects, and that governments have the right and the responsibility to protect their citizens with force if necessary. For example, I don’t know many people who would advocate getting rid of their police department because …

  • ISIS Must be Stopped!

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 14, 2015

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    Less than 24 hours before the attack on Paris, I posted this on Facebook: “I believe that violence against ISIS should be the last resort. But it’s the last resort man! The only reason some people don’t agree is because ISIS hasn’t been to your children’s bedroom yet! Passive restraint does not work with these …

  • 5 Myths About Willpower

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 14, 2015

    man ledge

    Guest Post by Jason Vallotton Recently, while wandering my way through the day, I caught myself in the middle of a thought, “I wish I had more willpower!” I sat on my couch as the seconds ticked by a bit taken back by my desire. I’ve always seen myself as a champion of willpower, someone …

  • Transition that Requires a Pure Heart

    All TypesPodcasts - November 13, 2015


    This session is from the Fall 2015 Leaders Advance. Kris talks about keeping your heart pure in the midst of transition and changes.

  • What Would it Look Like to Have a City Transformed by God?

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 12, 2015

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    My close friend, Julie Winter, is running for Redding City Council. I have worked with her for more than a decade. Julie is one of the most intelligent and forward thinking leaders I have ever met. This is only the 2nd time I have ever endorsed a candidate for an office in my life, but I …

  • My 8 Eschatological Core Values

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 11, 2015


    Our view of the end times can be a deciding factor in how we live our lives. Here are my eight eschatological core values. 1. I will not embrace an end-time worldview that re-empowers a disempowered devil. 2. I will not accept an eschatology that takes away my children’s future, and creates mindsets that undermine the …

  • 9 Principles for Healthy Confrontation

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 9, 2015

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    When Jesus walked the earth, He had a few advantages over us. Minor things like He never sinned, for instance, so He never had to worry about hypocritically pointing out faults in others while neglecting His own. He was also God and knew the hearts of men; therefore, His assessments of people’s motives were always …

  • The Way to Promotion

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 7, 2015


    Humility, the Attitude of Nobility Humility is so important in our lives. Even under the New Covenant, God says that He is “opposed to the proud but gives grace to the humble.” Greatness is planted in the seedbed of humility, it’s watered by the deeds of servanthood, and then it’s cultivated by the hands of …

  • Living in Peace

    All TypesPodcasts - November 6, 2015


    Kris teaches on living in peace during tough seasons. If we want to live in peace, we have to proactively go after it. It’s the kingdom in you that becomes the kingdom around you!

  • The Truth About Community

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 6, 2015


    Community is a big deal to God—so much so that He breathed it into the heart of man when He created him. In Genesis, when God created everything on the earth before that, He is referred to in the singular. It is not until he creates man that He is referred to in the plural: …

  • Mistaking Mistakes is a Mistake

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 4, 2015

    man water

    Most people try to avoid making mistakes. We are taught from an early age that mistakes are unacceptable, intolerable, unprofitable, detrimental, and even fatal to our success and wellbeing. We are taught from an early age that only the perfect performances are acceptable. Movie directors spend hours cutting out the bloopers of their shows. Music …

  • Date a Man Long Enough

    All TypesBlog Posts - November 2, 2015


    Guest Post by Nathan Edwardson, reposted from moralrevolution.com. In the book Song of Songs, the woman says to her lover, “Your name is like purified oil.” In the Hebrew language, the word for name is best translated to be etched. In this day, a name was much more than what people would call you. A name was your character, your virtue; your hidden life …

  • Are you a Prince or Pauper?

    All TypesQuizzes - November 1, 2015


    Take the test below to find out if you are perceived as a Pauper or a Prince. Following the test will be a description, and keys to becoming more royal!  

  • Is Force Ever Acceptable?

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 31, 2015

    night sky

    WARNING!  This is a long and highly controversial post! Let me begin this dialog by saying that I hate #violence. I think it is an ineffective way to resolve problems. War is terrible – there’s just no two ways about it. BUT that being said, there seems to be a lot of confusion over whether …

  • 3 Spirits in Media

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 30, 2015


    The media make their living on “breaking news.” The news is no longer in business to inform the public; it’s in business for the sake of business—to turn a profit. Now, there’s nothing wrong with making a profit and being a successful business, but when it comes to the news we need to keep in …

  • Grace is Not the Absence of Work

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 28, 2015


    Grace is not the absence of work! In fact, grace gives us the strength, energy, and ability to work at a superior level. The apostle Paul wrote, “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.” (Ephesians 2:10) Jesus said work …

  • Why You Must Manage Your Life

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 26, 2015


    If you don’t manage your life,  others will. If don’t take care of yourself, no one else will. If you don’t set boundaries for yourself;  the crowd will get what they think they need from you, but soon there will be nothing left to get. Then they will discard you like an old pair of …

  • A Life-Changing Day in Prison

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 24, 2015


    Here is an entry from my journal dated January 18, 2015. Today was life changing: we went in to the Huntsville prison to minister to 65 believers. A man named Charlie started a Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry a couple of years ago that is rocking this maximum security prison. We arrived at the unwelcome …

  • Danny Silk: A Culture Of Honor

    All TypesPodcasts - October 23, 2015


    We hope that you enjoy this guest podcast from Danny Silk. Too often, the practice of honor in our modern culture is a lost art. Restoring a culture of honor to our communities and nation will come as the Church embraces the two pillars of empowering and confronting people. This message is an updated version …

  • New Age or Christian?

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 22, 2015


    It is so funny to me how believers pick and choose what things they think are “New Age” and what things are “Christian”. For example, are trances “New Age” or Christian? Well, the Apostle Peter fell into a trance. Here is the reference: “I was in the city of Joppa praying; and in a trance …

  • Random Thoughts

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 20, 2015


    I often write short notes in my journal that are thought provoking, but aren’t completely fleshed out. I decided to post a few of them and see if they are helpful. I call them RANDOM THOUGHTS for obvious reason. Let me know what you think. 5 principles to live by: If you want people to …

  • Sensing Makes Sense

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 19, 2015


    What would our lives be like if we could not sense what was going on around us, or happening to us — if we were unaware of the world in which we live? Would we really even exist? The reality is that our existence is realized through our senses. Imagine a car that didn’t have …

  • Dealing With Abuse

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 18, 2015


    When people counsel women (or men for that matter) to stay in dangerous situations in the name of “submission” they need to have their heads checked. A wife was never called to be a zookeeper, a lion tamer, or a punching bag. She was born to be protected, adored, cherished, and empowered. Submission must be …

  • Steve & Wendy Backlund: Breaking Through into Joy

    All TypesPodcasts - October 16, 2015


    We hope that you enjoy this guest podcast from Steve & Wendy Backlund. An increased perspective of joy and hope is one strong evidence that the renewing of the mind is working. Our joy-level is a key component of our spiritual load bearing capacity, and our hope-level is the indicator of whether we are believing …

  • 10 Steps to Overcoming Insecurity

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 16, 2015


    Insecurity relegates you to a small, insignificant place with other scared people. But confidence in your identity will help you to draw other champions around you so that you can together, collaboratively, conquer the promised lands. Insecure people: 1. Spend a lot of their time comparing themselves to others. 2. Fear strong, gifted people. 3. …

  • 9 Steps to a New Life

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 14, 2015


    Countless people are imprisoned by life-controlling sin and mind-numbing fear. Here are nine strategies on how to escape the grasp of the enemy and win the battle against hopelessness. If you are held hostage by the fear of failure, despair and depression, these steps will help you break free from the chains that hold you …

  • Are You Alive Yet Bound?

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 12, 2015

    fall leaves

    Lazarus emerged from his tomb at the voice of the Master, alive yet bound. Jesus turned to the people near him and said, “Unbind him, and let him go.” Too many of us are spiritual mummies; we’ve had a true conversion experience, but we live a life encumbered by the same things that entombed us …

  • One Woman’s Journey to Restoration

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 11, 2015

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    I went to high school in the early ’70s in the midst of the so-called Sexual Revolution. The motto of our times was, “If you can’t be with the one you love, love the one you’re with.”1 Of course, this song had nothing to do with love. It really meant, “Screw whoever you can; don’t …

  • Developing a Healthy Sexual Culture

    All TypesPodcasts - October 9, 2015


    Kris teaches on developing a healthy sexual culture. We can’t confront the immorality of our age without teaching people the right way. Let’s live in a kingdom culture that embraces sex as a beautiful gift from God in the right context.

  • 10 Principles for Leadership

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 9, 2015


    Here are 10 principles for leadership that I’ve learned from years of owning businesses and serving in leadership at Bethel. 1. Reward what you want and confront what is unhealthy. If you give ice cream to a screaming child to shut them up, you just rewarded the behavior you don’t want. If you extend mercy when …

  • How I Overcame The Deception of A Vengeful God

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 7, 2015

    man sitting in dirt

    Guest blog by Chris Cruz. On a random and uneventful evening, Heaven was eager. The Holy Spirit rushed into my life and took me straight into His heart. Death and resurrection were my portion that night. I was a new person: the Holy Spirit buried an unsatisfied, hurt life, and raised me into something out …

  • 8 Keys to Avoiding Cynicism

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 5, 2015

    man city

    Tough Times Build Character In the early 1980’s, Kathy and I owned one auto parts store and we (mostly I) decided to expand our business into two other cities. My decision turned out to have a treacherous effect on our cash flow to the point that we barely had money to feed our family. Our …

  • Is There Hope for the End of School Shootings?

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 4, 2015


    I am saddened by another school shooting. My heart goes out to the families that suffered loss this week. I understand that justice and peace for these terrible losses can only be found in Jesus. We mourn with those mourn and continue to pray for those that are wounded. As our president rightly pointed out, …

  • Havilah Cunnington: How Could I

    All TypesPodcasts - October 2, 2015


    We hope that you enjoy this guest podcast from Havilah Cunnington. In this session, Havilah Cunnington, the Director of Moral Revolution, teaches on the power of our sexuality and what we can learn from David and Bathsheba’s story. For more information about Havilah & Moral Revolution, go to: moralrevolution.com havilahcunnington.com

  • Recognizing and Renouncing the Religion of Shame

    All TypesBlog Posts - October 2, 2015

    man on deck

    As discussed in previous blogs (Silencing Shame, Disconnecting Shame, and Subduing the Strongholds of Shame), shame is feeling unworthy. Guilt says, “I did a bad thing,” while shame says, “I am bad.” There is a huge difference between a saint repenting of sin, and always feeling like a sinner. Shame erodes the core of our …

  • Blood Moon Prophecies

    All TypesBlog Posts - September 30, 2015

    blood moon

    We just experienced another event that was precipitated by many prophecies of doom and gloom, much like Y2K.  My concern is that when these prophecies did not come to pass, the Blood Moon prophets didn’t apologize. My guess is that they will either spiritualize their bad predictions, or find some event that justifies it. Some are …

  • 5 Things I Do When I Get Afraid

    All TypesBlog Posts - September 28, 2015


    Winston Churchill said, “When I look back at all my worries, I remember the old man who said on his deathbed that he had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which never happened.” Mr. Fear is a fantastic script writer. He can intrigue you with his storytelling ability, and convince you to suffer …

  • Blood Moons And Judgements

    All TypesPodcasts - September 25, 2015


    Kris talks about global prophetic words. There’s a judgment day coming, but we won’t be the judge, God will be. We should judge prophecy, but not judge people. Prophecies should bring edification, exhortation and comfort.

  • 11 Things I’ve Learned About Women

    All TypesBlog Posts - September 25, 2015


    Here are 11 things I have learned about women from  40 years of marriage: (Posted in fun!) 1. When a woman asks how something looks on her, there is only one right answer! There are times to be honest, and there are other times to think prophetically…calling things that are not as though they are.  …

  • How to Treat Yourself Kindly

    All TypesBlog Posts - September 23, 2015

    man on dock

    One of the schemes evil spirits employ is to deceive people into believing that mistreating themselves is somehow spiritual. Many of these baffled believers are convinced that they please God when they think of themselves as losers, lowlifes or sinners. These believers have lost sight of Paul’s words in Ephesians 5:29: “No one ever hated his …

  • The Journey Out of Pauperhood

    - September 21, 2015


    Pauperhood is relegated to the children of a lesser god. It is the condition of slaves who have yet to discover their freedom on the other side of the river of baptism and find themselves still captured by the dark prince of torture and torment. He is the one who assigns them to a life …

  • Success is a Team Sport

    All TypesPodcasts - September 18, 2015


    Kris talks about walking with the wise. When we walk with the wise, we become like them. We must find a counsel of leaders who will lovingly speak into our lives – people who love us too much to leave us the same!

  • Coloring In Your Colorful Past

    All TypesBlog Posts - September 18, 2015

    Color pencils

    Guest post from Carrie Lloyd of www.herglassslipper.co.uk. Whatever you’ve done, whatever interesting decisions you made in the past, you might be like me: so far removed from the old you, so unfamiliar to your ‘old ways’ that when you recite stories of how you used to be, you talk in third person. You’re clean from self-sabotage activities, you …

  • 4 Ways to Subdue the Strongholds of Shame

    All TypesBlog Posts - September 17, 2015

    woman on edge

    As discussed in previous blogs (Silencing Shame and Disconnecting Shame), shame is feeling unworthy. Guilt says, “I did a bad thing,” while shame says, “I am bad.” Shame has many faces, conveying varying messages of ill being, coaxing its victims into secrecy, silence, and blame – condemning them to eek out a seemingly inescapable existence …

  • How to Be the Happiest Person on the Planet

    All TypesBlog Posts - September 15, 2015

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    Serious Joy Christians should be the happiest people on the planet! Think about it—Jesus prayed, “I come to You [Father]; and these things I speak in the world so that they may have My joy made full in themselves” (John 17:13). Jesus wants us to be full of His joy! Hebrews 1:9 says that Jesus was anointed …

  • The Keystone Cops and the Religious Spirit

    All TypesBlog Posts - September 13, 2015


    A few years ago I had a situation that reminded me so much of the “Scripture Police” mentality when we flew out of a tiny airport in Modesto California. Kathy and I arrived at the airport two hours early, quite relaxed and in a good mood. As we entered the airport, I surveyed the inside …

  • Cultures That Cultivate World Changers – Part 3

    All TypesPodcasts - September 11, 2015


    Ultimately, people need love. In the last message of his series “Cultures that Cultivate World Changers,” Kris shares how we must create a culture where people are loved even if they make mistakes. Let’s love people into their destiny!

  • Disconnecting Shame

    All TypesBlog Posts - September 10, 2015

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    Sadly, divorce is ravaging our families and our society. Among the top reasons for divorce are poor communication, arguing, infidelity, and stagnation: Disconnection – Shame. Divorce is a reality in our culture because shame is a reality of our culture. Shame is at the root of many of the relational issues that prevent us from having …

  • The Characteristics of History Makers

    All TypesBlog Posts - September 8, 2015

    Man on Ledge

    Every so often in the course of history there are individuals born who defy common reason and statistical explanation. These are the great ones who break the tether of their generation’s expectations and rise to the high call that seems to echo from somewhere beyond the grave. The prophets of old peered into the future …

  • Freedom from Torment

    All TypesBlog Posts - September 6, 2015

    Man leaping

    One night, exhausted from a long, hard week of work, I got in the bathtub to relax my tired body while Kathy lay sick on the sofa with morning sickness. An hour or so later, I started to get out of the tub to dry off. But as I stood up, an intense thought hit …

  • How To Mentor

    All TypesPodcasts - September 4, 2015


    Kris teaches us that in order for us to find our destiny, we have to find our people. We’re not supposed to be with everyone, but we’re supposed to be with someone. We aren’t supposed to be everywhere, but we’re supposed to be somewhere. Kris tells us how to discover, develop and deploy others.

  • Silencing Shame

    All TypesBlog Posts - September 4, 2015

    man ocean

    Have you ever heard that little voice in your head say…? “You don’t fit in” “Nobody likes you” “You’re stupid” “You’re the only one who has made this mistake” “How could God love you? I mean He really knows everything about you” “You’re not lovable” “You will never fulfill your destiny” Have you ever felt …

  • Religion is Killing Our Babies

    All TypesBlog Posts - September 2, 2015


    Lying agendas that keep people in denial and deception have been common throughout the ages. In the early 1600s, a scientist named Galileo, through the invention of the telescope, observed that the earth revolved around the sun and not the sun around the earth. The Church was the political force of that day, and Galileo’s …

  • The Demise of Motherhood

    All TypesBlog Posts - August 31, 2015


    Kathy and I lived in the Trinity Alps of California for nearly 20 years. One of the things that we observed while living in the forest is that normally passive animals like deer, squirrels, or even birds become vicious when their offspring are in danger. Just put your hand in a squirrel’s hole where her …

  • 105

    Hanging Around With Fools God promised the children of Israel a land flowing with milk and honey, but the people refused to believe God. Consequently all, except for two of them, died in the wilderness. What’s the moral of the story? Simple. If you hang around idiots and you let them influence you, your promises …

  • 15 Keys to Successful Parenting

    All TypesBlog Posts - August 28, 2015


    Kathy and I have raised four children in our 40 years of marriage. We have had our share of tough seasons. We know what it’s like to pace the floor at night in dread, crying out to God for a fever to break in our tiny baby. We understand the grief of disappointment, and the …

  • Are Women the Most Oppressed People Group On the Earth?

    All TypesBlog Posts - August 26, 2015

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    In an interview with America Magazine, the Pope spoke of his concern for women to find their proper role in the Church. He said, “Women are asking deep questions that must be addressed. The Church cannot be herself without the woman and her role.” The Church Is Leading The Oppression I agree with the Pope. …

  • How to See Life in the Valley of Dry Bones

    All TypesBlog Posts - August 24, 2015


    When Ezekiel entered the valley of dry bones, the outlook was bleak; death hung over the battlefield like a thick dark cloud of gloom. Then suddenly God rocked Ezekiel’s world when He asked the prophet a ridiculous question: “Can these bones live?” The great prophet staggered to comprehend the possible outcome of God’s incredible inquiry. …

  • 10 Simple Ways to Destroy Fear When It Attacks You

    All TypesBlog Posts - August 21, 2015


    Fear is not your friend Fear is not your friend. Fear probably steals more people’s destinies than anything else. Ask yourself what you would do if you were ten times bolder. If you answered anything other than what you are doing, then fear is already reducing your destiny! Courageous people are not fearless, they are …

  • Denominationalism To Apostleships

    All TypesPodcasts - August 20, 2015


    Kris shares how we are moving from “going” to church to “being” the church. One of the first keys to changing the world is teaching people how to think!

  • What’s Your Identity?

    All TypesBlog Posts - August 19, 2015


    The kingdom you believe you have within you will be the kingdom you reproduce around you. Therefore, what you believe about yourself will determine how you behave. Condemnation or Conviction Condemnation is from the devil, and it says, “You lied, therefore you must be a liar.” Or “You got drunk, so you must be an …


    All TypesBlog Posts - August 17, 2015


    I’m concerned that many people are living a virtual life. They go to the gym to work out on a treadmill where they run their butts off and go nowhere. The treadmill has a screen where they watch themselves run on a virtual trail. Then they go home and watch virtual Bethel TV and think …

  • Is There Hope After Divorce?

    All TypesBlog Posts - August 14, 2015

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    In some circles of the Church, divorce is equal to the unpardonable sin. People who’ve been divorced are treated as if they have the plague. They can’t serve in their church and they’re not trusted. Having suffered through a divorce in my own family, I have a very different perspective. Let me begin to process …

  • Should Prophets Judge the World?

    All TypesBlog Posts - August 12, 2015


    I am not sure why so many “prophets” want to judge America. I mean, why America? Why not India, a Hindu nation that worships thousands of gods? Or how about China, a nation whose official religion is atheism and whose government FORCE their women to have abortions? And why do the Muslim nations escape these …

  • Cultures that Create World Changers: Part 2

    All TypesPodcasts - August 11, 2015


    Kris continues teaching on cultures that cultivate world changers. In order for someone to become a world changer, they must believe they belong and are worthy of love. We’re saved when we believe in Jesus, but we’re changed by His belief in us!

  • Are prophets the answer to moral decay?

    All TypesBlog Posts - August 11, 2015


    We’re here at the School of the Prophets this week in Vacaville, California, training and equipping prophets and prophetesses to impact the world with the goodness of God. Are Prophets The Problem? Malachi prophesied about a last day’s move of God when he said, “I will send you Elijah the prophet…he will restore the hearts …

  • Welcome to my blog

    All TypesBlog Posts - August 11, 2015


    Let me introduce myself: my name is Kris Vallotton. I’m a husband, a dad and a follower of Jesus. To the dismay of some, I have a tendency to say what I am actually thinking. I just have this thing about being authentic. In a way, it feels like I am lying when I am …

  • Cultures That Cultivate World Changers

    All TypesPodcasts - July 31, 2015


    Kris speaks on a culture of encouragement. In the New Testament we see Barnabas encouraging Paul who in turn encourages Timothy. It’s vital to surround ourselves with people who believe in us.

  • Dan McCollam: Anachronistic Living

    All TypesPodcasts - July 24, 2015


    We hope that you enjoy this guest podcast from Dan McCollam. Discover the principles of living powerfully and practically in the present while possessing a prophetic vision of a more desirable future. For more information about Dan, go to: soundsofthenations.com

  • What’s in a Name?

    All TypesPodcasts - July 17, 2015


    We respond to our environment according to the way we see ourselves. Words spoken to us become names that we carry in our hearts. It is so important that we live by our God-given names and not by names that tie us to bondage. We must break free of all aliases that we have been …

  • Steve & Wendy Backlund: 4 Life Changing Beliefs

    All TypesPodcasts - July 10, 2015


    We hope that you enjoy this guest podcast from Steve & Wendy Backlund. The renewing of the mind does not necessarily happen through Bible reading or church attendance, but it will occur when we decide to believe specific truths. This message reveals four powerful truths to believe for radical transformation and increased influence. Get ready …

  • Kingdom Culture Conference Hope For The Nations

    All TypesPodcasts - July 2, 2015


    We’ve been called to be fathers and mothers of nations! We all carry a supernatural hope, which empowers us to bring Kingdom influence to our cities and nations. (This message is from the Kingdom Culture Conference in June 2015.)

  • Understanding the Scriptures: Part 1

    All TypesPodcasts - June 19, 2015


    Kris sheds light on how believers are to relate to the Word of God. It’s important that we hold each truth in tension, live on the proceeding word of God, and build precept upon precept. The point of reading the Bible is to come into a relationship with the Author and join His ministry of …

  • The Attributes Of Nobility

    All TypesPodcasts - June 12, 2015


    In this message, Kris outlines the attributes of humble people and uses biblical examples to illustrate the necessity of embracing God’s process and timing.

  • The Gospel of Power

    All TypesPodcasts - June 5, 2015


    Kris preaches on the gospel of power. In the book of Acts, we see that the early church needed the baptism of the Holy Spirit in order to be witnesses of Jesus throughout the world. Jesus always intended for us to do greater works than Him! In order to do that, let’s believe and step …

  • The Human Podcast: A Pastor, God, & Sex

    All TypesPodcasts - May 29, 2015


    Kris had the privilege of being a guest on The Human Podcast. The topic was sex, love, relationships, and everything in between. More info about The Human Podcast is at: http://www.thehumanpodcast.com

  • By Faith

    All TypesPodcasts - April 30, 2015


    When the disciples called on Jesus to calm the storm, He rebuked them for their lack of faith. It wasn’t the size of their faith, but rather the brevity their faith they were rebuked for. By faith we have everything we need to resist temptation, walk in our destinies, and stand in the presence of …

  • Where Is Your Faith?

    All TypesPodcasts - April 6, 2015


    Many times in life when storms come, our faith is challenged. Its important in those times to believe in God, and in the work He has done in you. God gives you faith to get through to the other side of the storm, so remember who you are in Him, and who He is in …

  • Paupers to Princes – Notes

    All TypesFree Resources - April 3, 2015


    Below you can download Kris’ teaching notes on “Paupers to Princes.”

  • Esther – Extending The Royal Scepter: Part 2

    All TypesPodcasts - March 3, 2015


    Esther – Extending The Royal Scepter: Part 2

  • The Truth About Truth – Notes

    All TypesFree Resources - March 3, 2015


    Below you can download Kris’ teaching notes on “Generosity: The Truth About Truth.”

  • Interview On The Inside View

    All TypesPodcasts - February 12, 2015


    Kris was a guest on The Inside View radio show, hosted by Salvador SeBasco. In this interview, Kris & Salvador discuss Kris’ new book, School of the Prophets.

  • Esther – Extending The Royal Scepter Part 1

    All TypesPodcasts - February 6, 2015


    Kris shares a prophetic word for 2015. This is the year of the book of Esther, where we will be in a season of preparation as God heals us and makes us whole. We will learn how to walk as royalty so that we may influence the influential.

  • Dealing With Dark Seasons

    All TypesPodcasts - January 21, 2015


    Kris teaches on how to encourage the people around us who are walking through dark times. Sometimes we have to go into warfare with others in order to build them up. We are in a season of encouraging the weak and exhausted, and strengthening the feeble.

  • The Path to Peace

    All TypesPodcasts - January 7, 2015


    Kris shares several keys to having peace in your life, overcoming discouragement, and not letting fear tell you what to do.

  • Healthy Families

    All TypesPodcasts - December 4, 2014


    Kris shares 4 foundational core values to building a healthy family.

  • The Culture of Encouragement

    All TypesPodcasts - November 7, 2014


    Kris teaches on attributes of courage. We are called to be courageous, and it takes courage to follow Jesus. Beyond that, it takes courage to be in covenant with others and stand together in difficult seasons. God is calling us to be people of covenant who refuse to give up!

  • Generosity: The Pathway to Revival – Notes

    All TypesFree Resources - November 3, 2014


    Below you can download Kris’ teaching notes on “Generosity: The Pathway to Revival.”

  • Soul Food

    All TypesPodcasts - October 14, 2014


    Kris shares wisdom on managing your soul. Throughout the Bible, God tells us that our souls long for Him. Therefore we must learn to take good care of our souls, living from a place of pleasing God instead of pleasing people. You will experience freedom as you live from God’s expectations of you, and strengthen …

  • Does God Know You?

    All TypesPodcasts - September 30, 2014


    Kris challenges us to open up to God and let Him speak into our hearts. It’s important to know God, but does God know you? The Lord wants to know where your heart is, and He needs you to give Him access and invite Him in. God wants to know us intimately so be encouraged …

  • Steps To Successful Living In The Kingdom Part 2

    All TypesPodcasts - September 3, 2014


    Kris continues teaching on keys to successful living in the Kingdom by highlighting the importance of being thankful. Thankfulness is the door to happiness and the gate to Heaven. It is like a field that must be cultivated, weeded and seeded, and humility is like the soil that cultivates a thankful heart. When the Lord …

  • Steps To Successful Living In The Kingdom- Part 1

    All TypesPodcasts - August 26, 2014


    Kris shares steps to successful living in the Kingdom. Be present and live in the “now,” so that you can receive the fullness of what God has planned for you in each moment. Keep thankfulness in the forefront of your mind, remembering that it was by grace, while we were yet sinners, that God chose …

  • The Theology of Empowering Women: Part 2

    All TypesPodcasts - July 23, 2014


    Kris continues his series on giving authority to women in and out of the church. Kris sheds light and brings understanding to Paul’s verses in 1 Corinthians regarding women. If you look at the Bible as a whole, women are empowered throughout. Jesus doesn’t just love women, He empowers them, and it’s time that we …

  • The Theology of Empowering Women: Part 1

    All TypesPodcasts - July 8, 2014


    Kris teaches on the roles of women in and outside of the church, and encourages women to go after their dreams. He shows us the importance of context and unpacks Paul’s letter to the Corinthians with an emphasis on women, demonstrating that they are free, equal and powerful.

  • Prophecy & Prophets Part 7

    All TypesPodcasts - June 19, 2014


    Kris continues his series on prophets by concluding his message about false prophets.

  • Prophecy & Prophets: Part 6

    All TypesPodcasts - June 5, 2014


    Kris Vallotton continues his series on prophets by defining what a false prophet is. He explains how people can become false prophets, and outlines the signs that could indicate that someone is a false prophet. Kris also encourages us to follow Holy Spirits leading on this topic, because He guides us into all truth.

  • Prophecy & Prophets Part 5

    All TypesPodcasts - May 28, 2014


    Kris continues his series on prophets by explaining how they comfort and protect nations. Some of the core fruits of prophecy are that people would be edified, exhorted and consoled. In difficult seasons of life it is important to remember the prophetic words of comfort and encouragement that have been spoken over us as we …

  • Prophecy & Prophets: Part 4

    All TypesPodcasts - May 12, 2014


    Kris teaches on the days of Daniel, as he continues his series on Prophecy & Prophets.

  • A City Under The Influence Of The Kingdom

    All TypesPodcasts - April 8, 2014


    Kris casts vision for living by the spirit and being compelled by love.  It is important to be lead by the spirit, just as Jesus was. Ultimately our goal in releasing the Kingdom should simply be to love people, as we trust that our heavenly Father will bring them to the place he wants them …

  • Covenant Relationships

    All TypesVideos - April 7, 2014

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    Kris talks about how covenant relationships should create an unbreakable bond between two people that can endure the hardest of times and any kind of stress.

  • Giving Your Life Away to Find Joy

    All TypesVideos - April 7, 2014

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    Until you find something to die for, you don’t really live!

  • Prophecy & Prophets Part 3

    All TypesPodcasts - March 13, 2014


    Kris explains how the new covenant transforms the office of a prophet and the gift of prophecy.

  • Prophecy & Prophets: Part 2

    All TypesPodcasts - March 7, 2014


    This is Part 2 of a series about prophetic ministry and prophets. In this message, Kris shares how to know you are a prophet.

  • Prophecy & Prophets Part 1

    All TypesPodcasts - February 19, 2014


    Kris shares the difference between the gift of prophecy and the office of the prophet. This message also includes a tribute to Bob Jones.

  • Marriage & Covenant

    All TypesPodcasts - February 3, 2014


    Kris & Kathy discuss covenant relationships, with BSSM students. It is only covenantal love that will sustain you through hard times.

  • Apostolic Impartation

    All TypesPodcasts - January 29, 2014


    Anointing comes from experience not articulation. Articulation without impartation results in people knowing but not being. You must be first and do second!

  • Walking, Leaping, & Praising God

    All TypesPodcasts - January 9, 2014


    We were made to live as a whole person in spirit, soul, and body. When Jesus healed people, He healed in a way so that the person would become a whole person. In this message, Kris shares how to live a lifestyle of wholeness.

  • Webinar with Fuller Theological Seminary

    All TypesPodcasts - December 3, 2013


    Kris shares insights through this webinar on Prophetic Preaching. The webinar was between Kris and Mark Labberton, President of Fuller Theological Seminary, and hosted by Tim Dearborn, Director of the Ogilvie Institute of Preaching.

  • How Revival Ends

    All TypesPodcasts - November 22, 2013


    Kris shares how to protect revival by having healthy relationships and guarding our hearts against offense.

  • Will These Bones Live?

    All TypesPodcasts - November 11, 2013


    We are called to be carriers of light. We have the privilege of telling the world what Jesus thinks. We are revelation and preservation to the world.

  • Living a Prophetic Lifestyle

    All TypesPodcasts - October 9, 2013


    A relationship with God is essential to living a prophetic lifestyle. We must always be looking to God to see what He is saying about our circumstances. Instead of complaining about our circumstances, we should be prophesying into them.

  • Walking Out of Pain: Part 2

    All TypesPodcasts - September 23, 2013


    While mourning is a necessary process that we need to go through in times of loss, we do not want to stay indefinitely in that place of sadness. Often our emotional pain is a sign of something deeper that we need to deal with.

  • Walking Out of Pain: Part 1

    All TypesPodcasts - September 12, 2013


    Kris inspires us to not be afraid of pain. Pain has a purpose, so it is important to go through it, and not around it.

  • Moral Revolution

    All TypesPodcasts - August 13, 2013


    The world perverts sex but the kingdom celebrates it! Is it possible that there is so much sexual perversion in the world because the church has largely kept silent about what God thinks about it? The truth is that we have something positive to say about sex and the world is desperate to hear it!

  • Following Jesus

    All TypesPodcasts - July 23, 2013


    Kris shares what it means to truly be followers of Jesus. Instead of just winning converts to Christianity, we need to foster followers of Jesus.

  • Purity

    All TypesPodcasts - July 12, 2013


    Kris discusses sexual purity with School of Worship students. The value of your virginity is in the blood, sweat, and tears that it takes to get from the battlefield to the bedroom.

  • Rebuilding Ruined Cities

    All TypesPodcasts - June 26, 2013


    We are called to transform cities and nations. The Lord wants us to not only restore cities but give cities identities. Some cities are just one encounter away from an identity change.

  • Writing into Eternity

    All TypesPodcasts - June 12, 2013


    Kris shares the power of writing. When we write down the things that God reveals to us, those revelations can be passed from generation to generation.

  • The Original Women’s Liberation Movement

    All TypesVideos - May 16, 2013

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    Jesus loved, taught and empowered women throughout his ministry on earth. He encouraged them to demonstrate the feminine side of God: passion! When Jesus died, the curse over women was broken, and women are now free.

  • There’s Always Enough

    All TypesPodcasts - May 8, 2013


    Kris shares a prophetic teaching about understanding the season we are in, and having hope to believe what God has promised.

  • Bitterness Is An Equal Opportunity Destroyer

    All TypesPodcasts - April 30, 2013


    Once you have forgiven someone, you cannot bring up a past situation to justify a present offense. Forgiveness restores the standard.

  • The Value of our Testimonies

    All TypesVideos - April 16, 2013

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    Kris shares the importance of our testimonies. As we age, our testimonies should become greater and greater, as we move from glory to glory.

  • The Truth about Truth

    All TypesPodcasts - April 10, 2013


    The goal of the Bible is not to know the Bible – the goal is to know the author. The Bible is written in such a way that you need the Spirit of God to know how to apply the Word of God.

  • Tomb Robber

    All TypesPodcasts - April 4, 2013


    Kris shares 10 signs that you have been raised from the dead with Christ and are now living a resurrected life.

  • Working with the Angels

    All TypesPodcasts - March 15, 2013


    Kris shares with school of ministry students the importance of submitting to authority and working under an apostolic mantle. When we move from denominationalism to apostleships, we will have access to the angelic realm.

  • Created to Worship

    All TypesVideos - March 8, 2013

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    God’s original intention was to have a whole kingdom of people that were invited in to worship Him. Worship is a lifestyle; it is a part of who we are.

  • Prophets And Nations

    All TypesPodcasts - February 27, 2013


    God wants to transform the world, and there’s more than 1 way to do it. Kris shares the 6 different types of prophets, and how God uses different people to accomplish different things. God has called prophets to make friends with the world.

  • Love Never Fails

    All TypesPodcasts - February 20, 2013


    Love restores a standard, and re-writes your history.

  • Generosity Is The Pathway To Revival

    All TypesPodcasts - February 14, 2013


    Kris shares with school of ministry students the importance of giving, and how it opens the door to revelation and revival.

  • Hope The Divine X – Factor

    All TypesPodcasts - February 6, 2013


    Faith sees; hope feels; and love never fails. There is actually no such thing as blind faith, because faith sees what is not yet visible, hopes for what is not yet viable, and trusts long before someone is reliable.

  • Our Call to Worship

    All TypesPodcasts - January 30, 2013


    We were created to worship. Worship isn’t something you do; it is something you are. The Father isn’t looking for worship; He is looking for worshippers.

  • All the King’s Men: Part 1

    All TypesPodcasts - January 24, 2013


    This is part 1 of a series about King David, and what we can learn from his life and the lives of his men. In this part, Kris shares about covenant. Jonathan and David are a healthy example of a covenant relationship.

  • Healing Of The Heart

    All TypesPodcasts - December 20, 2012


    Kris shares the process of healing the heart, after a crisis or tragedy. He shares the importance of taking time to grieve, while not being afraid to feel pain.

  • Rebuilding Your Walls

    All TypesPodcasts - December 10, 2012


    How do we see the walls of our lives being restored? Often times when we are in the midst of restoration, we will encounter troubles and trials. During those trials, we must remember that God is with us and He has already given us the victory. It is only when we win our personal victories …

  • Apostolic Eschatology

    All TypesPodcasts - November 26, 2012

    Kris explains what it means to have an apostolic view of the end times. The world is getting better and better, and the promises of God are for our generation. <br /><br /> The video clip that Kris shows in the middle of the message can be viewed here: <a href=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=jbkSRLYSojo”>http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=jbkSRLYSojo</a>

  • Transforming America

    All TypesPodcasts - November 19, 2012


    Religion starts wars, but the kingdom stops them. Wherever the kingdom is present, there is peace because the leader of the Kingdom is the Prince of Peace. It’s the kindness of God that leads to revival, and it’s the tranquil life that actually allows people to see the goodness of God.

  • Managing Your Soul

    All TypesPodcasts - November 13, 2012


    Kris and Kathy discuss with school of ministry students the importance of managing your soul, and learning how to get your needs met.

  • Hope For The Nations

    All TypesPodcasts - November 5, 2012


    He who gives the most hope has the greatest influence! Our hope is rooted in Jesus who can do anything, and who has given us power, authority and dominion. God has called us to mold culture and create supernatural eco-systems.

  • Supernatural Ways Of Royalty

    All TypesPodcasts - October 29, 2012


    We used to be paupers but now we have become kings. God created us to rule and reign with Christ, in the here and now.

  • Stewarding God’s Gifts

    All TypesPodcasts - October 23, 2012


    The Lord wants us to steward the things that He gives us. The difference between someone with many gifts and someone with a few is faithfulness with the seed that God gave them. Faithfulness is a quality that God wants to instill in our lives.

  • Managing Your Strengths – Part 2

    All TypesPodcasts - October 15, 2012


    We must learn how to manage our strengths and steward the favor in our lives. Sometimes when we live in a season of prosperity, we get complacent and stop sowing into the next season. We must remember how we got here and why we are here so that we can continue experiencing greater measures of …

  • Managing Your Strengths – Part 1

    All TypesPodcasts - October 8, 2012


    Thankfulness is of utmost importance. By maintaining our eyes on what we’ve been given, we can continually enjoy gratitude that keeps us humble and reminds us of where we came from.

  • The Love of God

    All TypesPodcasts - October 2, 2012


    The level to which you love yourself is the level at which you will love others.

  • Stewarding God’s Intellectual Properties

    All TypesPodcasts - August 14, 2012


    Revelation is God’s intellectual property. Progressive revelation means you honor the past, live in the present, and look to the future.

  • What Are You Dreaming About

    All TypesPodcasts - July 24, 2012


    It is time for us to dream again. When we have vision, it gives purpose to our sacrifice.

  • Thinking Tridimensionally

    All TypesPodcasts - June 29, 2012


    We were created to live tridimensionally. God has given us the mind of Christ, and he wants to communicate with us beyond the ways that our 5 senses understand.

  • Developing A Culture Of Wholeness

    All TypesPodcasts - June 26, 2012


    God made us as triune beings. He loves your whole self, and he isn’t trying to divide your soul from your spirit. Wholeness involves passion and affection. Culture without affection is a culture that leads people to look for it in unhealthy places.

  • False Prophets

    All TypesPodcasts - May 21, 2012


    The Bible warns us that in the last days there will be false prophets, and in this teaching, Kris equips us to recognize the difference between a bad prophet and a false prophet. He also clarifies the purpose of prophecy in the New Testament as the ministry of reconciliation, a glorious ministry to which we …

  • False Prophets

    All TypesPodcasts - May 21, 2012


    A false prophet is someone who has a bad heart, not bad doctrine or a bad word.

  • Covenant Community

    All TypesPodcasts - May 15, 2012


    The church was born in a covenant, not a convention.  People are meant to be “born again” into a family.  The goal isn’t just to get a lot of people to “make a decision,” but to have a covenant community.  Weddings are wonderful, but the goal is to have a great marriage.

  • Powerful Women

    All TypesPodcasts - April 26, 2012


    In the church, the most powerful weapons have gone undeployed.  The devil is afraid of women.  That’s why she’s still oppressed over 2,000 years after Jesus set humanity free.  This is largely due to misunderstanding of a few Scriptures in the New Testament.  What will happen when billions of women take their rightful place on …

  • Living a Virtuous Life

    All TypesPodcasts - April 12, 2012


    Character matters.  Whenever you emphasize grace to the place where you take away personal responsibility, you have a different gospel.  There’s no question that God gave you the grace to do what you do.  The question is, what do you do with the grace God gave you?

  • Living In Wholeness

    All TypesPodcasts - March 26, 2012


    We need to love and care for our entire being, not just our spirits.  We are meant to be lead by the spirit, but that doesn’t mean the soul and body are bad– it means our spirit is to lead them.  If we are new creations in Christ, our entire being is good, and we …

  • Fatherhood and Family

    All TypesPodcasts - March 6, 2012


    Kris reviews some elementary principles of the Kingdom and focuses on the foundation of honor, supporting leaders, knowing your identity as a son/daughter of the King and remaining humble before the Lord. Jesus never said “Go out and make Christians” He said “Go out and make disciples”. There is an element of discipline that comes …

  • A Prophetic Vision

    All TypesPodcasts - February 23, 2012


    I have a sense that our country is improving. I had this vision of God blowing or breathing on this continent as Jesus breathed on His disciples and said,”receive the Holy Spirit.” It wasn’t a suggestion but a command. I saw the nation turning blood red from the east coast to the west coast. It …

  • Governmental Authority

    All TypesPodcasts - February 10, 2012


    Apostles are fathers and they are like master builders who receive a mission (blueprint) from heaven.  When we are in submission to the mission, we get authority through being commissioned.

  • Truth From The 7 Pillars Of Society Series

    All TypesPodcasts - January 30, 2012


    What did the devil use in the wilderness to try and destroy the Christ?  The Scriptures!  The most powerful weapon used against Christians is religion, and religion is the Bible without the Spirit.  The Bible isn’t always true.  The Bible handled by the Spirit is true.  The letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.

  • The Transfer Of Grace

    All TypesPodcasts - January 17, 2012


    Kris discusses how grace is transferred within the kingdom, bringing understanding of mantles, missions, and anointing, as well as discussing the importance of covenant within the church family.

  • Influencing Nations

    All TypesPodcasts - December 24, 2011


    The world is on the verse of massive change, and even though it looks very dark in some ways, God has a plan!  We are in the birth pangs of a new world.  2012 is the year of shifting governments, as the church rises to take her place on the world stage, bringing the kingdom …

  • Uncommon Love

    All TypesPodcasts - December 16, 2011


    From a conference in 2007.  We must first learn to obey before we can be friends with God.  Passion looks like sacrifice to those who aren’t in love.  Love transforms lives and re-writes our history.  We need to learn to let God love us, and to love ourselves.

  • Mysteries Revealed

    All TypesPodcasts - December 6, 2011


    The goal of the Bible is to take you into an encounter with the Author. God is complex and as believers we need to learn that there are aspects of our Creator that we don’t understand at this time. To comfort ourselves, we create intellectual theories to questions which God has not yet revealed. This …

  • The X Factor

    All TypesPodcasts - October 16, 2011


    We won’t be discouraged by the darkness if we remember the X Factor – signs and wonders! This is a timely word, releasing hope for global reformation. Impossible is nothing.

  • Who Do You Say You Are

    All TypesPodcasts - October 4, 2011


    The church has become a great slave to Christ, but God is looking for friends.  In this cosmic dance with God, the Bridegroom has made a lot of moves on us.  What if the next move is ours?

  • Discovering Your Spiritual Quotient

    All TypesPodcasts - September 27, 2011


    Spiritual quotient (SQ), which is defined by Kris as the ability to discern, perceive and judge the spiritual dimensions that are at work in and around you, and manage this realm towards a positive outcome. We are a spirit, that has a soul, that has a body. The most powerful part of our being is …

  • Spiritual Intelligence

    All TypesPodcasts - September 27, 2011


    “I fear we have exchanged the wisdom of God for the wisdom of men.” The world has many problems, the Lord has the answers. It is through relationship and deep intimacy with God that the answers we are searching for will be found.

  • Living From Eternity

    All TypesPodcasts - July 13, 2011


    <p>In this revelatory teaching, Kris Vallotton clarifies the difference between living for eternity and living from eternity. Every Believer knows that God wants all of us to live in Heaven with Him when we die. But many Christians haven’t recognized that we are called to live from the celestial realm now because we are seated …

  • Fighting Words

    All TypesPodcasts - June 30, 2011


    When you are in battle, remind yourself of the words, promises, and prophetic words that God has spoken over your life. The prophetic declarations that are spoken over your life will become one of the greatest weapons when going through spiritual battles. The battles we go through in life is to develop strength.

  • Prophetic Processing

    All TypesPodcasts - June 10, 2011


    Kris discusses core issues such as virtue, righteousness, and integrity, and how making right choices in hard times and learning how to sacrifice is very important for our development. Sometimes doing the right thing doesn’t appear to turn out well, but that is only from our limited perspective. God sees and remembers.

  • Bethel Transition

    All TypesPodcasts - May 19, 2011


    Kris discusses transitions going on at Bethel and in the Kingdom.  There is now a movement with a church, and a calling to disciple nations.

  • Creation’s Redemption

    All TypesPodcasts - April 29, 2011


    Kris continues his message on Creation’s <strong>Redemption</strong>. The second command from the Lord was for man to care for the earth. Creation is groaning for the day when the children of God realize that they are glorious sons and daughters of the King and begin to co-reign with God. When Adam and Eve sinned they …

  • Living In Graceland

    All TypesPodcasts - April 15, 2011


    It is an insult to the cross to live in an Old Testament mindset. Jesus died so He could seat us in heavenly places with Him. The New Testament covenant is full of grace, love, and forgiveness. We were born for heaven, created for glory, it was never God’s choice to create hell. The goal …

  • Core Values Of The Kingdom

    All TypesPodcasts - April 5, 2011


    This is part 2 of Kris’ series “The Attributes of Royalty.” In this powerful 6- part series, Kris unearths the mysteries of our noble lineage. He reminds us that as the people of God, we are called to be a Royal Priesthood. Kris takes us on a journey through the King’s palace for prince and …

  • When Heaven Initiates Conference – Session 2

    All TypesPodcasts - March 4, 2011


    Kris Vallotton speaking at HRock Church in Pasadena, CA for the When Heaven Initiates Conference. Session 2.

  • When Heaven Initiates Conference – Session 1

    All TypesPodcasts - February 25, 2011


    Kris Vallotton speaking at HRock Church in Pasadena, CA for the When Heaven Initiates Conference. Session 1.

  • Supernatural Marriage

    All TypesPodcasts - January 20, 2011


    Kris and Kathy discuss men and women, marriage, and walking out relationship in covenant, for better or worse.

  • Honor (from The VII Pillars Of Society Series)

    All TypesPodcasts - January 13, 2011


    This series is a directive to the Church of Jesus Christ to restore our ruined cities and re-establish the fundamental strength of the nations. The Bible says, “Wisdom has built her house, she has hewn out her seven pillars.” Herein lie the secrets of society and the commissioning of the Holy Nation of God.

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    This series is a directive to the Church of Jesus Christ to restore our ruined cities and re-establish the fundamental strength of the nations. The Bible says, “Wisdom has built her house, she has hewn out her seven pillars.” Herein lie the secrets of society and the commissioning of the Holy Nation of God.

  • The Marrying Kind

    All TypesPodcasts - December 30, 2010


    Kris & Kathy discuss marriage and how to walk out relationship in healthy ways.

  • God’s Most Beautiful Creation, Part 2

    All TypesPodcasts - December 16, 2010


    <p>Kris discusses the controversial topic of women and leadership.&nbsp;</p>

  • When God is Silent

    All TypesPodcasts - November 20, 2010


    Kris discusses what is going on when God is silent in our lives. If God is silent, it doesn’t mean that we’ve done something wrong. He is always at work in us.

  • Supernatural Love

    All TypesVideos - November 16, 2010

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    Kris talks about how God is releasing a supernatural love that goes beyond disagreements, political affiliations, and stances on social issues. If we don’t learn to love people who we don’t agree with, we keep ourselves from influencing the influential.

  • A Culture of Greatness

    All TypesPodcasts - November 4, 2010


    Kris discusses what a culture of greatness is, how it works, and what are its implications as well as potential problems.

  • The Role Of The New Testament Prophets

    All TypesPodcasts - October 28, 2010


    Kris unpacks the nature, definition, function, and purpose of a New Testament prophet.

  • From Slavery to Friendship

    All TypesVideos - October 27, 2010

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    Kris shares about the need to move from slavery to friendship. The only way to enter into friendship with the Bridegroom is to live a lifestyle of obedience to His commands, and when we can be trusted with His commands, He will entrust us with His secrets.

  • From The Pool To The River

    All TypesPodcasts - October 14, 2010


    Kris discusses apostleships and related shifts that are taking place in the kingdom.  Exciting message!

  • Perseverance for Breakthrough

    All TypesVideos - October 11, 2010

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    Kris shares a powerful word about persisting and pressing on until we see the breakthrough we are looking for.

  • Babies Are Dying to Come Out

    All TypesPodcasts - October 7, 2010


    Kris discusses root causes of abortion, including cultural mindset shifts in the last century about the value of children, as well as the eschatology the church embraced.

  • Common Misconceptions of Prophetic Ministry

    All TypesVideos - October 2, 2010

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    Kris shares some common misconceptions about prophecy and/or prophetic ministry.

  • Becoming A History Maker

    All TypesPodcasts - September 30, 2010


    Kris discusses how the church can grow and mature in love in order to bring more lasting transformation to the world.

  • The Process Of Receiving Promises

    All TypesPodcasts - September 23, 2010


    There is a process to receiving the promises of God.  Between the promise and the palace, there is the process.  There is a fight for the promised land.  Being aware of the enemy’s tactics equips us to fight effectively.

  • Transitioning Epoch Seasons

    All TypesPodcasts - September 16, 2010

  • Spirit Wars

    All TypesVideos - September 10, 2010

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    In this message, Kris Vallotton explores the spiritual conflicts that most often occur when we advance into new “occupied” territory. This message is a fresh perspective on the most ancient battle, and will help equip you for victory!

  • Writing For A Legacy

    All TypesPodcasts - September 9, 2010


    We are to write with a long-term perspective in mind.  We are to write for a legacy, with at least three generations in mind.

  • False Prophets

    All TypesVideos - September 7, 2010

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    Kris explains how to discern a false prophet from a true prophet.

  • Writing With The End In View

    All TypesPodcasts - September 2, 2010


    Kris discusses various dynamics related to writing as a believer.  He gives advise and perspective.  We are writing to make an impact and change the world.

  • All Truth is Not Created Equal

    All TypesPodcasts - August 25, 2010


    All truth is not created equal.  Not every truth has the same weight.  Faith, hope, and love are all weighty truths, but the greatest of these is love. The Bible isn’t always true.  The devil knows and uses the Bible.  The Bible in the hands of the Spirit is true. We need discernment to walk …

  • Prophecy 101

    All TypesVideos - August 23, 2010

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    Kris shares with the BSSM students about the two main aspects of prophetic ministry which involves foretelling and forth-telling. Foretelling is seeing the future and Forthtelling is speaking prophetically into the future.

  • Moving from Denominationalism to Apostleships

    All TypesVideos - August 17, 2010

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    The Church is in transition, moving from Denominationalism to Apostleships.

  • Prophetic Culture

    All TypesPodcasts - August 16, 2010

  • Jealousy

    All TypesVideos - July 29, 2010

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    Kris shares on jealousy, and how to overcome it.

  • Old Testament Vs New Testament Prophecy

    All TypesPodcasts - July 26, 2010


    We are in a new covenant, with new ways.  Old testament prophets had a different job description than new testament prophets– a huge difference.  One was a ministry of death, while the other is a ministry of life.  We need to make sure that our mindsets and ministries stay on the right side of the …

  • Outpouring On All Flesh

    All TypesPodcasts - July 15, 2010


    God said that His Spirit would be poured out on all flesh.  What will it look like when this happens?  We might be very surprised.

  • The Owl’s Sight

    All TypesPodcasts - July 6, 2010


    Kris discusses shifts that are taking place in the church and kingdom.

  • Developing Champions

    All TypesPodcasts - June 23, 2010


    Champions are developed in a culture where people are believed in before they deserve it.  An expectation of greatness creates an atmosphere for greatness to manifest.  We are meant to make disciples and leave a legacy.

  • Out of Slavery Into Friendship, Part 2

    All TypesPodcasts - June 20, 2010


    The goal is to move from slavery, to friendship, to matrimony with God.  When we learn to obey and be good slaves, we can become God’s friends.  The slave doesn’t know what the master is doing, but friends know things.

  • Out of Slavery Into Friendship, Part 1

    All TypesPodcasts - June 19, 2010


    The goal is to move from slavery, to friendship, to matrimony with God.  When we learn to obey and be good slaves, we can become God’s friends.  The slave doesn’t know what the master is doing, but friends know things.

  • God’s Secret Weapon Women

    All TypesPodcasts - June 1, 2010


    The cross broke the curse.  Women are free.

  • The Role of the Five Fold Ministry

    All TypesPodcasts - May 25, 2010


    The goal of the five fold ministry is to equip the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ, for the building up of itself in love. Unity isn’t conformity, but the celebration of diversity.

  • Pharaoh Is Dreaming

    All TypesPodcasts - May 3, 2010


    World leaders are looking for answers.  We are called to serve and honor those in authority.

  • Humility & Exaltation

    All TypesVideos - April 8, 2010

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    The reward of humility is that you get exalted. Scripture References: Luke 14:11, Peter 5:6, & James 4:10

  • For The Love Of God

    All TypesPodcasts - April 7, 2010

  • Revelation That Transforms Nations

    All TypesPodcasts - April 1, 2010

  • Perseverance, Sacrifice, And Suffering

    All TypesPodcasts - February 1, 2010

  • Casting Vision And Capturing Hearts

    All TypesPodcasts - December 20, 2009

  • Standing In The Presence Of Kings, Part 2

    All TypesPodcasts - November 6, 2009

  • Impacting Culture

    All TypesPodcasts - September 24, 2009


    The church is meant to impact culture with the kingdom and transform society.  Apostles and prophets are the foundation of the church, and together they create a vortex in which people become who they are supposed to be.  We must become wise as serpents (not just innocent as doves).  It is the season of the …

  • Famine – Breaking Generosity

    All TypesPodcasts - August 4, 2009


    Revival and generosity are directly related.  We reap what we sow.  Sowing in a famine can be hard, but pays well in the end.  Those who sow in tears will reap with joyful shouting.  Those who are faithful in little, are faithful in much.  Give, and it will be given unto you in increased measure.

  • Standing At The Threshold Of History

    All TypesPodcasts - June 1, 2009


    Does history define men, or do men define history?  There is a movement coming that is going to redefine the church.  We are moving into new territory.  We are being sent into the darkness to be like leaven and advance the kingdom.

  • A Pattern For Nations

    All TypesPodcasts - May 7, 2009


    There is a new move of God, with new mindsets, leading to cultural transformation.  Our eschatology is working against our ecology.  What we believe about the end effects the way we treat the planet.  Cities and nations are being restored, as it becomes “on earth as it is in heaven.”

  • Is Your House Haunted, Part 1

    All TypesPodcasts - March 19, 2009


    There are hordes of believers that are convinced that the “old man” who has died in their house has come back to haunt them!  Some folks spend their entire life kicking a dead corpse, wrestling a carcass and wasting their energy on an enemy that is already dead.  Meanwhile, the real foe laughs sarcastically through …

  • Dirge or Dance? (Pasadena)

    All TypesPodcasts - February 24, 2009


    <p>Kris discusses different epoch seasons, and the one we find ourselves in currently, and how to live in it. &nbsp;</p>

  • Doves and Serpents, Part 1

    All TypesPodcasts - January 12, 2009


    <p>Kris discusses how to make a true and lasting impact on culture, leading to reformation and transformation. &nbsp;We must not only be innocent as doves, which the church has been pretty good at, but we must also be wise as serpents, which we have not been very good at.</p>

  • Transforming Cities

    All TypesPodcasts - December 21, 2008


    God is looking for a city.

  • Who Will Stand?

    All TypesPodcasts - November 6, 2008


    God just needs one person. Individuals, not crowds, create tipping points.

  • Nothing Hidden

    All TypesPodcasts - August 20, 2008


    God sees past outward appearance into the heart.  The heart is what He is most interested in.  In the Bible, the word “truth” means “nothing hidden.”  God wants a people who have nothing hidden.

  • Mercy Triumphs Over Judgment

    All TypesPodcasts - August 19, 2008

  • Being Led By The Spirit, Part 2

    All TypesPodcasts - July 27, 2008


    Kris discusses what its like being led by the Spirit.

  • Being Led By The Spirit, Part 1

    All TypesPodcasts - July 8, 2008


    Kris discusses what its like being led by the Spirit.

  • The Rest Of Faith

    All TypesPodcasts - June 9, 2008


    Trials don’t test your character, they test your faith.

  • Transitions In The Kingdom

    All TypesPodcasts - May 27, 2008


    We are in the greatest transition in the Kingdom since the time of the Cross. New seasons require new skill sets and mindsets. We are meant to live from the third heaven. The saints have been given the earth.

  • Living In Covenant

    All TypesPodcasts - March 22, 2008


    Kris discusses church, covenant, and family.  Much revelation in this message.

  • Spirit Wars, Part 2

    All TypesPodcasts - February 13, 2008


    “In this powerful message, Kris Vallotton explores the spiritual conflicts that most often occur when we advance into new “”occupied”” territory. Much like Joshua’s Promise-Land experience, the enemy defends his territory when we are pushing forward into new land. Most Christians are completely unaware that these are real spirit-wars and retreat at the first sign …

  • Taking Your Inheritance

    All TypesPodcasts - January 15, 2008


    The “saints of the highest One,” not sinners, receive a kingdom.  That’s why the devil wants to give you a different alias (i.e. “sinner”).

  • Living From Victory

    All TypesPodcasts - December 26, 2007


    We are meant to live from heaven towards earth.

  • Learning to Think

    All TypesPodcasts - December 5, 2007


    We need revelation.  Friends get revelation– slaves don’t.  You become a friend by first being a good slave.  A negative eschatology stops people from looking for solutions, as well as stopping thinking, creativity, and dreaming.  We must seek revelation and think in order to solve the worlds problems.

  • Living Synergistically

    All TypesPodcasts - November 6, 2007


    Kris discusses culture and how to create a powerful, synergistic environment through encouragement and believing in each other and yourself.

  • Life And Love

    All TypesPodcasts - October 24, 2007


    Kris discusses life issues.  Relationships– causes of problems.  We need to love ourselves and others.

  • Living In Fellowship

    All TypesPodcasts - October 12, 2007


    Kris discusses what it means to live in fellowship.

  • Called To Glory

    All TypesPodcasts - October 1, 2007

  • Called to Glory

    All TypesPodcasts - October 1, 2007

  • Apostleships

    All TypesPodcasts - August 14, 2007

  • Be Imitators Of God

    All TypesPodcasts - May 31, 2007