God’s Faithfulness in 2020

2020 has been the most difficult and challenging year of our generation but through it all, God has remained faithful and His mercies endure forever! From the sickness and death of my father, Dr. Fred Westfall, to the challenges of Covid-19 and the hospitalization of Dr. Pike, to the untimely deaths of several close friends, 2020 […]

Live Pentecost

Earlier this week, Dr. Garnet Pike and Bishop Tony Miller sat down to discuss the characteristics, significance, and evidence of Pentecost. What does it mean to be filled with the Spirit? How do we live Pentecost? You don’t want to miss this short video as Bishop Miller and Dr. Pike share from their wealth of experience ministering […]

Five Characteristics of Pentecost

On the first Pentecost of Acts 2, the 120 disciples prayed and worshiped in great faith and experienced the fulfillment of the promise of the Father. It was a life and world-changing day, as God demonstrated His great love for the world by pouring out His Holy Spirit on believers. As we approach Pentecost 2020, […]

No Fuel Required

Bicycles

Over the past several years, I have come to enjoy cycling as a hobby, a great cardio workout, and a wonderful way to spend time with people and with God. As my interest in cycling has increased so has my awareness of cycling around the world in all types of communities, people groups, and economic […]

Leaders Empowered in Burundi

In February, Matt Bennett visited the Central African nation of Burundi with Rev. Matthew Brown to conduct a leadership conference for the Jesus is Lord Church located in Bujumbura, the capital city.  While there, they saw God do incredible miracles, leaders encouraged and empowered, and a revival birthed that is still burning in the churches […]

Passing the Torch

Since its founding in 2003, SpiritLife Ministries has been led by Dr. Garnet and Frances Pike. Their ministry to see the body of Christ empowered by the Holy Spirit for the work of ministry has taken them around the world impacting the lives of countless people. However, earlier this year Garnet felt a shift needed […]

The Empowering Presence

Recently, Dr. Pike held a powerful weekend seminar on “The Empowering Presence” at Ebenezer PHC in Columbia, South Carolina. Several were filled with the baptism of the Holy Spirit and were empowered for ministry. Pastor Gene Henderson writes, “The lessons learned will help us as all as we move forward in this Christian walk. We were […]

Empowering Leaders in London

This month, it was my honor to teach the Spiritual Formation of a Leader class at the London School of Ministry. Led by Harold Presley as the president, this school is equipping and empowering leaders throughout the United Kingdom. It was a great highlight to see Pastor Eric Boahim, who was a former student at the […]

Spirit Life Welcomes Matt Bennett

Spirit Life Ministries welcomes Matt Bennett as a partner in ministry. “As a trained missiologist with a graduate degree in missions and 24 years of missionary experience, Matt will enlarge the ministries of Spirit Life Ministries as he consults, teaches, establishes micro-business and leads groups to expose them to what God is doing around the […]

A New Wave of the Spirit

As a student for over 50 years of the various moves or waves of the Holy Spirit, I sense another one is about to break out. All the previous waves have benefited the Church with present truth and change. We rejoice at what has happened to bless God’s people and the Church. But I sense […]