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Collaborative Church — Participatory Worship For The 21st Century!

Collaborative Church? Collaborative church — a gathering of Christ-followers where everyday people collaborate with the living, resurrected Jesus Christ by sharing testimonies, prayer requests, gifts of the Spirit, encouraging words, Scriptures, songs, exhortations, etc., as prompted by the Holy Spirit; … Continue reading

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What Can Nothing Do?

What can nothing do?  Absolutely nothing! If you capture some nothing in a science lab (creating a vacuum) can your sample of nothing do enough in a scientific lab to justify the belief of many modern “intellectuals” that nothing produced … Continue reading

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If a puppet cannot animate itself without a puppeteer — if trillions of years of time and chance cannot create a highly-intelligent, free-thinking, self-animating puppet — then how can a person exist without a Creator?

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(God Math) Life – God = L0neliness / Life X God = L∞ve

Do the God math. With God factored out of life, there’s a big zero (0) in our life — a void of loneliness. When God is the major factor of life (the prime mover), there is infinite (∞) love (l∞ve)! … Continue reading

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Imitator or Radiator? (Awash In The World or Aflame For God?)

Are you a radiator spreading the presence and power of Christ to the people around you or an imitator following the influence of popular culture? Are you transforming your friends, neighbors, coworkers and community by godly influence or are you … Continue reading

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A Hunka Hunka Burnin’ Words

When I was a boy my dad had a book called:  Eloquence in Public Speaking: How To Set Your Words On Fire by Kenneth McFarland.  It was about how to put sparks in human hearts and it helped to create … Continue reading

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No One Searches For Insignificance

Would you like for your life to be meaningless?  Of course not.  And you’re not alone.  No one searches for insignificance.  It is a universal human desire to find some sense of purpose in life. If we were the mere … Continue reading

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