Dr. Richard Sparks created Lionheart Ministries in Athens, Al. in 1997 to break down the walls of traditions in the church today. He has served as the pastor of Southwind Christian Center from 1997 till 2012 and Lionheart Christian Church from 2012 till present. He serves as President of Lionheart Ministries and Lionheart Christian Academy.
Richard has been a Project Engineering Manager in the Nuclear Power Industry for over 30 years. Richard has taught in both the industrial settings and at the college level. Richard has degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering and Human Factors Engineering. He is a Navy Veteran.
Richard has been married to Sheila Sparks since 1979. Sheila is the founder of Lionheart Christian Academy. The Sparks have one daughter Telitha and one granddaughter Ella.
Many in the body of Christ today seek power and might, but few have come to the understanding that it is through unity that power and might come. This book looks at how you must unite with God in the spirit and faith to receive what He has for you. It discusses how to keep the flow of the spirit in your life and how to receive from God.
The last conflict created by the devil to be destroyed I feel is racism. Racism does so much more than simply divide us as God’s children. It prevents us from becoming who we are in the Lord by maintaining a window of access into our being. The chapters of this book seek to discuss how racism works. It is designed to open your eyes and heart to the problem and battle that is racism.
I have written many books and documents but none seem to be needed more than this one on healing and miracles. Nothing seems to be more misunderstood than these two topics. The Bible tells us to seek the best gifts and I have always felt that God gave me the best gift by giving me the gift of healing and of miracles.
The marriage is a great mystery to some people. They never understand the role the wife and husband play in the marriage. Most of us take the approach of learn as we go or we will handle problems when and if they arise. The problem is that many people simply are not equipped to handle marriage. They lack the basic understanding of what God says about marriage.
Satan will try his best to separate you from God by attacking your mind and telling you all kinds of things that are not true. We must renew our minds daily. Jesus tells us to be renewed in the Spirit of our minds. This book will give you information to help you identify some of the things that are needed to make you stronger in defeating the devil’s attack on your mind.
God has spoken that the fight for the United States will begin. The devil has held the United States captive for too long and it is time we take back what the devil has stolen. We as the Warriors of Christ must realize that we are not in a War On the United States, but are in a War For the United States. We are fighting to liberate the people of the United States from the bondage of the devil.
So many people today are unhappy. They have been hurt by the world and by the church. They live in a world of bitterness, resentment and unforgiveness. It is a miserable life. The goal of this book is to identify and enlighten you as to why these things are happening, the solution and keys to being loved and happy.
For many years you have been in the midst of spiritual battle and thought no one cared for you and that you were just common.
This book looks at what God says about you. You are not common any longer because Jesus sits at the right hand of the father.
Everyone needs a place in the storm of life. That place must be Jesus. He has paid the price for our salvation, our healing, our deliverance, our everything. He is victorious over death, hell and the grave. He lives for every more at the right hand of the Father to make intercession for us.
This book is design to give you some scriptures to read everyday that will help you defeat the devil of anger in your life.
Carry it with you everywhere and refer to it when you are weak. Allow the scriptures to do their job, allow the Holy Spirit to make the scriptures come alive to you and you will defeat the spirit of anger in your life!
For many years you have been in the midst of spiritual battle and maybe did not know who the enemy was or how his powers worked against you. This books identifies the enemy, shows you how he operates and how he can be defeated in the name of Jesus. The devils power can be understgood and defined. Thus, they can be defeated. This book teaches who the devil is and how he can be defeated.
For many years you have been in the midst of spiritual battle and thought no one cared for you. You became wounded and hurt; you became a wounded soldier for the Lord. This book looks at how you and others have been treated and how you can be helped to recover.