Spoken Word Church
Thursday, September 28, 2023

The Amidah – “The Standing Prayer”

Composed around 450BC by the 120 Men of the Great Assembly including Ezra and Nehemiah at the time of the rebuilding of the Temple. It was to be said while standing. Three times a day at the hours of prayer: 9am, 12pm, 3pm. God of History Blessed are You, Oh Lord our God and God […]

A Christian Soldier’s Perspective on Afghanistan

WHY WE’RE REALLY HERE(A Christian Soldier’s Perspective on Afghanistan) Fighting in Afghanistan is like the sun and sand; it’s always been part of the landscape. The event that drew America in to this continuum of violence took place in 1973, but actually had its genesis in 1958. Then President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, asked the King […]


The Spoken Word Church celebrates 42 years of ministry July 2023. The church held its first service July 1982. I would like to share a few thoughts on the past 40 years, as we look forward to the years ahead. As you travel through your lifetime on planet earth, there are only two specific groups […]

The TRUTH About Israel and the “Palestinians”

The TRUTH About Israel and the “Palestinians”. The Palestinian Authority officially launched its effort to unilaterally declare statehood and seek recognition from the United Nations General Assembly. The plans were announced in a letter that was submitted to UN chief Ban Ki-moon at a ceremony in Ramallah’s UN offices involving about 100 Palestinian activists. They […]

Faith #3

By Robin Swoverland In the first two articles we discussed what faith is and where faith comes from. In this article we want to get a little more in-depth in what faith is in order to be able to discuss how to operate in it. First of all, in quoting from Kenneth E. Hagin’s lessons […]

Faith #2

By Robin Swoverland Hebrews 11:6 says “Without faith it is impossible to please Him: for he that comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of them that diligently seek Him.”(KJV) In this article we want to look at where faith comes from and how to get it. The Bible […]

Faith #1

By Robin Swoverland This article on faith is meant to be a basic look at the subject of faith. We have more in-depth teaching on this and many more subjects available at The Spoken Word Church for those wishing to delve deeper into the things of God. First of all we need to realize that […]


By Robin Swoverland Zoe (pronounced dzo’ ay) is a small Greek word with a big meaning. Simply put, Zoe means life. Not just life as we think of it (living or being alive), but the word Zoe means eternal life, never-ending life, God’s life. Zoe is life as God has in Himself! The God kind […]

36th Anniversary

“…if in any thing you be otherwise minded,God shall reveal even this unto you.” (Philippians 3:15) In this verse, Paul was addressing his favorite local church, the Philippians. This group of people had supported him with prayer, love and finances when no one else would. As Paul’s prison sentence was coming to an end, the […]

Life is Like Baseball

In the early 1930’s, during the World Series, a player came to bat in the 9th inning with 2 outs. His team trailed by 1 run. He hit a high fly ball that went deep to the outfield. He ran past 1st base and on to second. About that time, the outfielder retrieved the ball. […]