“Penlight” is a subsidiary of Spotlight Ministries.  The Penlight page is dedicated to written documents that offer expanded teachings as related to the shorter podcast version of some topics.

It also contains compositions of biblical events in the form of “short stories.”  These narratives will empower one to discover the intended message of those events by using facts, combined with some artistic license.

Many people absorb content better by reading and letting their hearts guide them into the light of truth through text on the page. To them words in print paint a picture, adding visual perception to the audible.  Regardless of your best method of learning, this section of the Spotlight Ministries website will illuminate your understanding of God’s true nature of love and goodness.  Thank you for exploring the content and allowing the Spirit of God to lead you.

New Book Release: Illuminating the Kingdom

Hello to all and best wishes for the New Year! It’s been quite a while since my last contact with all of you. There have been many things in the works and many positive learning opportunities. I wish to inform you of my new book entitled, “Illuminating the Kingdom.” It...

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When It Pleased God

Today’s message entitled, “When It Pleased God.” Our text verse comes from Paul’s letter to the Galatian church when he states in chapter 1, verses 15 and 16: Galatians 1:15-16 (KJV) 15 But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother’s womb, and called me by his grace,...

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It Is For Freedom

I’d like to begin today with a nugget of truth: Revelation is progressive and is progressing; but when we choose to stop its progression, it becomes tradition and eventually void of the energy, life and power of God. Hold on to that thought. Today’s message is a bit different, yet...

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A Message from the Heart

Transcript of the Podcast, “A Message From the Heart” Today I just want to share a little bit about what I foresee for the coming year and some things that are on my heart. When we read in Genesis, the very first words of the Bible, that:  “In the beginning God created...

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A Law Unto Ourselves

Transcript of “A Law Unto Ourselves”   As taken from the podcast section of this website. The Bible:  God’s message of love to humanity expressed in inspired, truly accurate historical writings that saturate our “today” with justification, peace and joy.  To those who question its authenticity and accuracy, I have...

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One Faith Podcast Transcript

This teaching is a transcript from the podcast entitled “One Faith.”  It can be read along with the audio or simply read in place of.  God bless! The title of today’s message is “one faith” and I’ll begin reading in: Ephesians 4:4-6 (KJV) 4  There is one body, and one...

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As He Is

As He Is Hello again to everyone.  Today I’m going to focus on a part of scripture that is often quoted and is mostly misunderstood, but not without due cause.  1 John 4:14-18 is superfluously littered with so many pronouns that it can be difficult to hold the context and...

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Come To Me

His rain soaked hair and clothing, flailing in the wind, conveyed a haunting appearance as he slowly walked through the night. A feeling of phantom like mystery seemed to hang heavily in the air as the tempest howled with great passion; as if even the gale itself had known that...

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The Well

  The day began like many others, shadows slowly taking form.  From somewhere beyond the reach of the eye, a deep orange blush began to spray across the eastern horizon.  In the distance a mourning dove welcomed the dawn, softly bidding a gentle farewell to the coolness of the previous...

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