Kris is the senior associate leader of Bethel Church in Redding California and has served on Bill Johnson’s apostolic team for more than thirty-three years. He has written seven books including the best selling, Supernatural Ways of Royalty. Kris Vallotton’s revelatory insight and humorous delivery make him a much sought after international conference speaker. Kris is the co-founder and senior overseer of the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry, which has grown to more than thirteen hundred full time students in thirteen years. He is also the founder and president of Moral Revolution, an organization dedicated to cultural transformation. This podcast is a collection of his sermons that he's made available to the public.
What if the church became known for people who serve in a way that reveals the goodness of God? In this podcast, I share how we as the church can become catalysts to bring the kingdom and heavenly transformation everywhere we go.
Kris teaches the difference between the gift of prophecy and the office of a prophet. The gift of prophecy is one of the spiritual gifts of the Holy Spirit and is available to everyone, whereas the office a prophet is a calling and Christ’s gift to the church. Listen to this podcast to understand how they differ, and how everyone can access the gift of prophecy.
God takes the people who were once broken and makes them cultural architects. In this podcast, I encourage us that our role is to shape culture with the power of the Holy Spirit. My prayer is that we would influence culture everywhere we go!
Jesus never told us to make Christians but rather to make disciples. In this podcast, I share my story to highlight the importance of discipleship and our role in helping others follow Jesus. Let us bring belonging and belief to those around us!
How do we become world class leaders? In this podcast, I share about creating ownership with practical real-life examples as well as teaching from the book of Nehemiah. I also share about the incredibly important role that influence has on our destiny. We all need people around us who encourage us to pursue all God has for us!
We are called to build communities, not operate in isolation. In this podcast, my good friend Dan McCollam shares about the key role that developing prophetic companies plays in creating a healthy prophetic culture. Each of us has a unique piece to bring, and when we join together we can rise into all God has for us! If you hunger to be a part of a prophetic community, I want to encourage you to join me for the School of the Prophets this August! It’s a 5-day intensive school designed to connect you to your people and activate you into walking in your divine destiny! You’ll be a part of a Community Group that is intentionally pastored by some of my most trusted prophetic friends, and your group will meet every morning of the school with the intention of connecting and activating you! Find out more and register now bit.ly/SOTP-2019 #SOTP19
For God to change the world, He's not looking for a willing majority but rather for one brave person to partner with Him. In this podcast, I share about God-movements and the role we are each individually invited to step into with Him. God wants to make history through us! Will you take a courageous step and say "yes" to His call?
How do we practically build a healthy family? In this podcast, I share stories and life lessons that taught me how to walk in the fullness of covenant and allow trials to strengthen our connections. I hope this teaching will empower you to count it all joy in suffering and know that the Lord can work out anything for our good!
How do we bring transformation in our cities and nations? In this podcast, I explain what it means to be apostolic as well as what it looks like to be prophetic people in an apostolic culture. This enables us to live from heaven to earth and see transformation in our world!
In an effort to love all people, we sometimes miss the foundational truth that there is no such thing as love without conviction. In this message, I'll unpack what true Kingdom love is - the kind that sets people free and doesn't leave them shackled to sin.
We are called to step beyond fear and see nations discipled! In this podcast, I share about our heavenly mandate to see God's kingdom come in our cities and nations. When we see injustice in our cities, it's our responsibility to step up and see God bring transformation!
God our Father is demonstrating fatherhood to the world right now. In this podcast, I continue my series on fatherhood and share about an epoch moment of fathers' hearts returning to their sons and sons returning to their fathers. Let us embrace our roles in this family of God!
We are wired for connection. In this podcast, I teach the significance of empathy, vulnerability, and humility when connecting with those that are battling shame. Let us walk in the light and gather with those we love.
How do we do conflict well? How can we create safe families where people can make mistakes without being punished? In this podcast, I teach how to have healthy relationships and godly confrontation that strengthens and protects connection.
God designed mothers and fathers with distinct and equally critical roles in the family unit. In this podcast, I give clarity to the father's role explaining how and why fatherhood is a critical part to have healthy families.
How do you know if you have a renewed mind? In this podcast, I share multiple attributes of a renewed mind and the neuropathways we take during our every day. God is inviting us to think differently and learn to live with His perspective!
How do we interpret God's word? The Holy Spirit is our guide to lead us towards truth, which means we must have a relationship with Him as the author, in order to understand His book! In this podcast, I explain how you can get to know Holy Spirit more so that you understand what God is saying through the Bible.
God is opposed to the proud but gives grace to the humble. In this podcast, I teach out of multiple scriptures to tell the story of King Uzziah and his journey with humility. I want to encourage us today to throw away entitlement and pick up wholehearted thankfulness.
God wants you to be whole, not just well! In this podcast, I want to share with you the strength of living in wholeness tri-dimensionally—through your body, soul, and spirit. Jesus can use the very area that’s caused you the most pain to bring redemption and healing to your life!
What's on your mind? In this podcast, I share the importance of managing your inner world, and taking care of your thought life. You can’t change your life, but if you change your mind and align it with the truth, God will change your life.
You were born for greatness—in the image and greatness of God. One of the biggest deterrents for owning your greatness is the fear of stealing God’s glory. Not only are you not big enough to steal the glory of God, but the truth is you can’t steal something that was given to you! In this message, Kris talks about what it means to become fully alive and how we can start living in the purpose that God designed for us.
Like Nehemiah who rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem, we are commissioned by God to take ownership of our cities and spheres of influence. In this podcast, I teach that we were born to rise up in times of crisis and grant people hope. When God restores us, it is for the purpose of making us restorers of homes, cities, and nations.
In this podcast from the School of the Prophets, I share my personal story of being called to be a prophet and waiting years to walk in what God spoke over me. Between the call and the dream is always a process. When you learn to value the journey you'll find the joy and preparation you need for your next season!
Marriage is a death march to a life camp. In this podcast, I explain the secrets to a great marriage from decades of experience. I break down God’s original blueprint for marriage in Genesis 1-2 and share stories from my own life and others to set a bar for marriages.
We all have different ways of viewing the world, like looking through colored glasses. These lenses are our core values, and they affect the way we see things—even if we don’t realize it! So how do you know what your core values are, and if you're operating out of core values of the world or the Kingdom? In this podcast, I unpack some key truths about core values and how they affect prophetic ministry, and I also challenge you to create intentional Kingdom core values.
It's so important that your prophetic ministry flows out of core values of love and participating in the ministry of reconciliation that has been assigned to all Christians. The Father’s heart is to reconcile all humankind to Himself: people, communities, and entire nations, and you get to be a part of that!
There's so much more that I'd love to share with you on the amazing call you have to reconcile the nations to God and to operate in the prophetic to do so. If you're hungry to grow in your prophetic gift, or if you know you're called to operate as a prophetic person or prophet, then I want to invite you to join me at the School of the Prophets in August. We started this 5-day intensive school to kickstart and activate prophetic people into their destiny of transforming the world with the revelation of heaven! Find out more about this incredible event here: https://www.bethel.com/events/school-of-the-prophets/. I hope you'll join me.
To access the Prophetic Core Values test referenced in the podcast, go to: https://krisvallotton.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Prophetic-Core-Value-Test-School-of-the-Prophets.pdf
How do we comprehend the height, the width, the length and depth of God’s love? In this podcast, I share stories from my childhood and the unconditional love of my grandfather to invite us all into a deeper encounter with God’s love. This message will provoke you to press in for the fullness of God as I unpack Paul’s apostolic prayer in his letter to the Church in Ephesus.
The Great Commission gives us the charge to disciple nations, but what does that practically look like? What does it look like to actually be the light of the world? In this podcast, I unpack some key truths as we learn how to make an impact in our cities and nations.
What does it practically look like to be a friend of God? What role does being a slave play in our relationship with God? In today’s podcast, I walk through scripture to show you how to practically grow in your relationship with God and the key to stepping into friendship with Him. God has extended such a wonderful invitation to us to be His friends and dream with Him!
What does it mean to be baptized in water and the Holy Spirit? In this podcast, I continue the series and break down the story of Pentecost to parallel our journey of walking in the fullness of God's power and authority. As I recount personal stories from the early days of this present revival, we are invited into a renewed hunger for more of God. You will be reminded that God is able, and empowers us to be who He has called us.
Why did God put two trees in the Garden of Eden? Why is there sin in the world? In this podcast, I unpack key theological questions by laying a firm foundation in scripture. As I walk through the opening chapters of Genesis, I help us to understand the beauty of having a free will and how love requires a choice. This teaching will help to unravel many common misunderstandings in our theology about becoming a new creation and the mercy of God.
What does it look like to have a "House of Acts", where we see church alive in our homes? What would happen if our homes were full of miracles, where we interacted with God not only through prayer and teaching, but also in meeting and ministering together? Pastor Kris sets a New Years resolution for 2018 for us to bring the kingdom outside of the four walls of the church. Revival starts with family!
Pastor Eric Johnson closes 2017 with a special service. He leads the congregation in corporate prayer and contending for four specific areas: government, family, city, and hometown victory. Come celebrate 2017 and pray in 2018 with joyful anticipation of Gods goodness. Scripture: James 1:1-27, 1 John 5, Mark 11, Philippians 4:6
How do we live out sustainable transformation? If we want to see change in our lives, we first have to look at the world within us. Kris Vallotton unpacks how we change the ecosystem of our beliefs through the lens of God's testimonies and promises. You will discover the practical application of being transformed through the renewing of your mind.
How do we steward our gifts well and be accountable to what we have been given? The Bible exhorts us that to whom much is given, much is required! Pastor Kris challenges us to really look at the graces we have been endowed with and use them to the fullest. This message will encourage you to live for all Jesus died for!
Scripture: 1 Timothy 4:12, 1 Samuel 30, Isaiah 41:1-29, 1 Timothy 1:18, 2 Cor 10, Romans 12:1, Romans 1:11, Matthew 10, Ephesians 4:7-11, 1 Cor 12, Matthew 7
Jesus asked the man by the pool of Bethesda, Do you want to get well? There are things of what happens in our lives that are so painful so when the Healer is right in front of us asking us, Do you want to get healed? Jesus wants to take our pallet of pain into a pulpit of purpose. Kris practically and vulnerably outlines four points of what pain is and also how to journey out of it. We cannot always control what happens to us, but this message will help us control what's going on in us!
It has been said that Emotions are like kids; you cannot throw them in the trunk of your car. But you cannot let them drive it. But how do we manage our emotions in an authentic but balanced way? Abi gives shares ten practical skills of what not to do and ten skills of what to do along with stories from her own life of how to steward our feelings well rather than being controlled by them.
How do you do everything to stand, and then stand firm? Pastor Kris shares a powerful foundational message of overcoming spiritual warfare. Weaving scripture with keys from his testimony, this teaching will equip you to overcome. You were born to win, and no matter what season you are going through, this lesson will teach you how to battle and be victorious!
Scripture: 2 Timothy 1:6-7, Romans 5, Romans 6, Romans 7:1-25, Romans 8:1-39, Ephesians 6:1-24, Psalm 23, Roman 1, 2 Corinthians 10:1-18.
What does the Bible teach us concerning life after divorce, blended families, and the Church's attitude towards divorce? Kris continues his third teaching in a series on marriage by exploring scriptures and stories from his own life about marriage. This teaching will encourage you that nothing is beyond the redemptive nature of God, and God can re-commission people who have experience divorce to live and love again.
We are passionate about encountering God and seeing people equipped and transformed to carry the mandate of the Kingdom of Heaven on the earth. For Kingdom Culture, we purposefully keep it focused on our Bethel teams to show how we create culture, see the world and how we see the Kingdom manifest on the earth. Kris shares his heart and helps equip you to carry out the mandate of heaven.
How do we transform our world? Kris defines and details four attributes of apostolic people to empower us to transform our cities, nations and world. This message calls us to change your world by being an apostolic people who bring the goodness of God into every situation.
How do we practically create wealth in our lives? Kris shares practical lifestyle keys like tithing, investments, the power to make wealth, and biblical stewardship to equip you for a life of abundance. The Lord will help you break the power of poverty and step into biblical prosperity
Love has won! Jesus has risen from the grave, and we have risen with Him. Kris masterfully weaves multiple resurrection accounts from different gospels and the story of Lazarus to narrate a beautiful overview of the Easter story. How does God does germinate promises which might even feel like they are dead? This encouraging Easter message will help resurrect promises in your life.
How do we lay cities at the feet of Jesus and truly see heaven come to earth? Kris narrates the prophetic history of city transformation in Redding to give practical keys of how to steward a city well. This teaching encourages us how to create a prosperous city and serve our city well - without an agenda.
When the Israelites crossed over the Jordan River, God crossed them over into a new season where He began doing things through them instead of just to them. In the same way, as we walk forward in faith into our new seasons, God brings us into divine moments and opportunities. Let’s be attentive to the new thing He is doing in our lives and in the world, always in tune to His leading.
How we see life alters our expectations and dictates what we anticipate and hope for. Are we living in anticipation of the Kingdom of God or the kingdom of darkness? Many of us long for our lives to look one way, but become discouraged when we aren't seeing transformation. Pastor Kris reminds us in this teaching that perceiving the world according to the truths of Gods Kingdom attracts the things of God in our lives. The possibility of His impact in our hearts and in the world around us is endless when we embrace His reality!
Every one of us was wired for connection--without it, we cannot live as our truest selves. What would happen if we truly knew we belonged and that we were loved in spite of everything we've ever done? In this sermon, Pastor Kris shares the story of the woman at the well to illustrate the power of connection to overcome our fears. When Jesus connects with a Samaritan woman who has been wounded by rejection, she is empowered to transform the culture around her. Lets live as powerful children in Gods family, fully known and accepted by Him!
All of us long for a life filled with depth and meaning, and it starts with belonging--when we find our people, we have also found our purpose. In this continuation of last weeks teaching, Pastor Kris teaches on the 6 key aspects of belonging in community and encourages us in how to live our lives deeply connected to God and one another.
God has more than just a plan for your life--He has a divine purpose. In His grace, He can rewrite our history and use the mistakes of our past to accelerate us into a prosperous future. Though our culture often focuses on sin, God values the condition of our hearts, and He longs for us to go boldly where He calls as we set our affections on Him. May we seek to walk with Him in all things, trusting that He sees and rewards us with abundance.
What would happen if our children were raised in a house of dreamers who anticipate the voice of God in every facet of life? In this sermon, Kris shares five practical ways to inspire children in the prophetic and create a strong spiritual atmosphere in your home. There is no such thing as a junior Holy Spirit--lets raise up our kids as powerful forces in the Kingdom!
How could we raise our children in a spiritual vortex? Kris shares how to cultivate prophetic families. Weaving the life of Joseph with Peter in prison and the story of Hannah and Samuel, Kris teaches how to cultivate families who make the supernatural natural and create a prophetic culture. Kris gives five very practical tips of how to raise your children in the kingdom, as well as drawing funny stories from his own journey of cultivating the prophetic and understanding the spirit world. This is an awesome teaching on how to make our own households a house of ACTS!
As sons and daughters of the King, we have inherited a royal identity. Part of our new identity means living as imitators of God, especially when it comes to the injustice around us. In this timely teaching, Kris Vallotton shares the believers immense responsibility in protecting and fighting for the unborn. We have been given abundant life, and we are called to release it to others, no matter how small.
Before we can effectively lead our families and others, we need to know how to lead ourselves in emotional health so that the life we are leading is sustainable. Being individually well is key to thriving inside of community! In this teaching, Jason Vallotton shares how we can get our needs met in body, soul, and spirit so we can partner with Jesus to express the joy of His kingdom. This message is from week 5 of Bethel’s Life Series.
God created sex, and He intends for us to enjoy it. So why is there so much shame attached to it our culture, and how can we approach it with His perspective? How can we raise up powerful children who fight for purity? In this teaching, Kris Vallotton offers steps to developing a healthy sexual culture in your marriage, your family, and your world.
When Abi was 12 years old she prayed, If you can teach me how to love myself, I will change the world." This simple prayer ignited an incredible adventure of uncovering the power of love. Throughout her journey she has seen love conquer the fear and torment that once seemed impossible to overcome. She now travels and teaches others how to encounter unconditional love, become wildly free, and experience abundant life.
Isaiah prophesied that there would be no end to the increase of Christ’s government or of peace. But what does it look like for His government of peace to increase, and how can we use our Kingdom influence to make it happen? In this teaching, Kris addresses ten things we need to remember about God’s way of governing and encourages us in how to most powerfully use our God-given freedom to bring about change in our nation and our world.
All authority on Heaven and Earth has been given to Jesus. He took the keys of dominion on earth from the devil so we could partner with him to rule the world, discipling cities and nations. In this timely message, Kris Vallotton shares the nature of God’s government and Kingdom and how we as sons and daughters can catalyze Kingdom momentum as the light of the world.