Monthly Archives: April 2011

Experiencing God In Strangers

You don’t shoot salesmen, do you?” asked a 20 year old white boy as he stood on a black man’s front porch in Columbus, Georgia during the racial uprising of the summer of 1971. The smiling white boy was wearing … Continue reading

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The Powerful, Lost Church-Format

Regardless of denomination, doctrine, or socio-economic group, church meetings follow pretty much the same format. This is true no matter where you go. You probably know the format. It begins with a Call To Worship and then includes some singing. … Continue reading

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Don’t Picture People In Their Undies!

How to make spectacular speeches: Have you ever heard the advice for public speaking: “Imagine the audience in their underwear”? Don’t do it! The thought of speech making to a bunch of folks in their undies can ruin your presentation. … Continue reading

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The Ignored/Forgotten Human Rights

All human beings have God-given rights that should be respected by governments, religions, corporations, and individuals. Many human rights are being proclaimed, defended, and protected by individuals and organizations around the world. The following human rights, however, have been neglected, … Continue reading

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America’s Forgotten Freedom Fighters

The new PBS series, The Abolitionists, features five forgotten American freedom fighters — William Lloyd Garrison, Angelina Grimke, Frederick Douglas, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and John Brown (more about Brown in the 3rd paragraph from the end of this article). How … Continue reading

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Have A Jesus Demonstration Sunday

Churches like to have special Sundays. For example, many churches have an annual Youth Sunday when the church teenagers actually run the church service, from song leading, to announcements, to sermon, while the pastor sits and watches. So I was … Continue reading

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Where Is The Heart In American Christianity?

I wonder, where is heart-moving, life-changing Christianity in America? I hear the preaching, the teaching, the doctrines, the creeds; but where is the passion to follow and obey Jesus every day? I see the beautiful buildings, the preachers’ promotional pictures, … Continue reading

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11 Big American Lies About Sex

Here are 11 big lies about sex that Americans are continually fed through various forms of media: 1) It is perfectly acceptable to use a human being for your selfish physical pleasure (as long as they are consenting). 2) Whenever you … Continue reading

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This Week We Celebrate: Dead Man Walking Day

Dead Man Walking Day is better known as Easter.  It is the day we remember the crucified Son of Man getting up from among the corpses and walking out of His tomb. For untold millions of people, the Resurrection of … Continue reading

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How Did We Get The Bible?

Where did the Bible come from?  The Bible didn’t just float down from Heaven on golden pages. It was written by human beings who were inspired by God. The first 5 books of the Old Testament were written by Moses. … Continue reading

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