Charissa Steffens Articles

I Heard the Lord Say, ‘Here Come the Firewalkers’

Recently, as I was sitting in the presence of God, my feet began to burn. The sensation ran up to my calves, and my...
A Reformation of the Anointing

A Reformation of the Anointing

What is the anointing and who is it for?The anointing was outworked in the Old Testament differently from the New Testament. In the Old Testament, people were chosen by God and anointed with oil, which represented the Holy Spirit (Exod. 29;30:22-33). God's heart was...

Come to the Well: An Invitation for the Outcast

Come to the Well: An Invitation for the Outcast

Recently, as I was sitting in worship, the Holy Spirit showed me a scene of Jesus at the well with the Samaritan woman from John 4. The woman stood with her head down. A carefully constructed façade hid the shame she carried in her heart. She was partially resentful...

Prophetic Insight: The Lighthouses and the Lost

Prophetic Insight: The Lighthouses and the Lost

On the most eastern point of the Australian shoreline is a lighthouse. The Cape Byron Lighthouse sits 94 meters above sea level but is only 22 meters tall as it was built on a large rocky outcrop. There was no need for the lighthouse to be a towering structure because...

The Apostle Paul’s 5 Keys to Powerful Prayer

The Apostle Paul’s 5 Keys to Powerful Prayer

My parents taught me the importance of one particular prayer each day.Every morning, when I hop into my car, if I haven't declared a version of this passage, I do so right then and there. Can you guess what it might be?Maybe you thought of the Lord's model prayer from...

God Is Going to Turn Your Disaster Into Your Destiny

God Is Going to Turn Your Disaster Into Your Destiny

Humanity faced disaster in 2020. A disaster is any event that has unfortunate consequences—a sudden accident or natural catastrophe that causes great damage, even loss of life. COVID-19 ticked all of these boxes as it raced across the globe at an unimaginable...

Release Your Prophetic Voice in Power

Release Your Prophetic Voice in Power

Growing up in a Pentecostal church, the supernatural gifts were an accepted part of every Sunday meeting. People came seeking more than a sermon; they came hungry for a move of the Spirit, an encounter with God. Whether that looked like a prophetic word, or being...

Prophecy: It Is Time to Unshackle the Prophetic

Prophecy: It Is Time to Unshackle the Prophetic

As I was in a time of worship, the Lord brought back to me a word He had given me for Australia. He highlighted one of the key elements of the word that focused on the prophetic in the nation of the nation. While this word is on my heart for my nation, I believe, if...

Are You Making Godly Choices or Good Choices?

Are You Making Godly Choices or Good Choices?

The wisdom of God is vital in making godly choices over good choices.Then why do we undervalue it so much?Before you think you don't, remember that our inclination to ignore God's promptings in this area date back to Adam and Eve.Often, we lack a deep understanding of...

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