Discover how to appreciate and minister to those who possess this valuable gift! Written by a prophetic pastor who grew up with a father of the same calling, worship leader Sandford's insightful guide discusses the difference between anointing and adrenaline; how this particular ministry is validated; and the proper relationship between a pastor and prophet.
Prophecy is cherished by many as one of the fivefold ministry gifts described in Ephesians 4:11 and foundational to the life of the church. Yet prophetically gifted people have a reputation of being different and difficult to live and work with. Understanding Prophetic People, written by a prophetic pastor who grew up as the son of a prophetic pastor and leader, helps readers better understand, relate to, and even minister to prophetically gifted people.
R. Loren Sandford answers fascinating questions such as, What is it like to grow up as a prophetically gifted person? What is the difference between adrenaline and anointing? Who validates authentic prophetic ministry? How does a pastor rightly relate to a prophet? This rich resource seeks deeper understanding and wisdom on issues of foundational importance for prophetic people and everyone who loves God's gifts.
R. Loren Sandford is the founding pastor of New Song Fellowship, which is affiliated with the Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship. A longtime prophetic voice and worship leader, he is the author of a number of books, including Purifying the Prophetic. He and his wife, Beth, have three grown children and live in Thornton, Colorado.