About James Goll

Dr. James W. Goll is the founder of God Encounters Ministries. He is an international bestselling author, a certified Life Language Coach, an adviser to leaders and ministries and a recording artist. James has traveled around the world ministering in more than fifty nations sharing the love of Jesus, imparting the power of intercession, prophetic ministry, and life in the Spirit. He has recorded numerous classes with corresponding curriculum kits and is the author of more than fifty books, including The Seer, The Prophet, The Discerner, The Lost Art of Intercession and Praying with God’s Heart. James is also the founder of GOLL Ideation LLC, where creativity, consulting, and leadership training come together. James was married to Michal Ann for thirty-two years before her graduation to heaven in the fall of 2008. He has four adult married children and a growing number of grandchildren. His goal is to “win for the Lamb the rewards of His suffering.” James continues to make his home in Franklin, Tennessee.
20 Jun, 2021

Walking in the Father’s Blessing – A Core Value from James W. Goll

By |2021-06-17T19:09:50-05:00June 20th, 2021|Recent Articles, Updates|0 Comments

One of the primary tasks of the Lord Jesus Christ is to lead us to a right relationship with His Father. In fact, Jesus is the exact representation of His Father, even though that is not how our Father has often been presented by the church world. Our Father God is approachable and accessible. I have loved Jesus from day one. But like many of you, it has taken me some time to learn that our Abba Daddy God is a good, good Father. I have grown and changed a lot over the years. The singular most outstanding change, [...]

14 Jun, 2021

10 Essential Guardrails for Hearing God’s Voice

By |2021-06-14T15:11:44-05:00June 14th, 2021|Charisma Blog|0 Comments

In the journey of hearing God's voice today effectively and accurately, you need the practical and personal work of the Holy Spirit. Jesus clearly told his followers that those who hear His words and put them into practice are wise! "Whoever hears these sayings of Mine and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on a rock. And the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house. And it did not fall, for it was founded a rock" (Matt. 7:24–25). To avoid error in the day [...]

13 Jun, 2021

Character to Carry the Gift – A Core Value from James W. Goll

By |2021-06-11T18:18:47-05:00June 13th, 2021|Recent Articles|0 Comments

A river without banks is just runoff water. The charismata, Holy Spirit gifts, without character are a raft heading into swampy waters. But when character is shaped in the image of Christ Jesus, then the presence, power and authority of the Holy Spirit have an effective course through which to be channeled. Four Characteristics of Authentic Prophetic People Here are four aspects of prophetic people who continuously pursue an intimate and godly walk with Christ: 1. They Are People of Genuine Faith Abraham was captivated by God with a vision and purpose. But Hebrews 11:8–10 indicates that he stepped [...]

10 Jun, 2021

10 Essential Guardrails for Hearing God’s Voice

By |2021-06-10T16:48:33-05:00June 10th, 2021|Recent Articles|0 Comments

In the journey of hearing God’s voice today effectively and accurately, you need the practical and personal work of the Holy Spirit. Jesus clearly told his followers that those who hear His words and put them into practice are wise! “Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine, and acts upon them, may be compared to a wise man, who built his house upon the rock. And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and burst against that house; and yet it did not fall, for it had been founded upon the rock.” Matthew 7:24–25 [...]

7 Jun, 2021

Are You Waiting on God, or Is He Waiting on You?

By |2021-06-10T14:47:46-05:00June 7th, 2021|Charisma Blog|0 Comments

Hearing God's voice today is a very natural act, but it requires the activity of a supernatural God. Scripture is clear that there is a reward for waiting upon the Lord, but have you ever wondered if He is waiting upon you? "Those who wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles, they shall run and not be weary, and they shall walk and not faint" (Isa. 40:31). There is no automatic-pilot setting that guarantees that you will hear. One truth is that if you do nothing, you will receive nothing. [...]

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