Category Archives: Christ

Our Christless culture is in continual crisis. Without the cross there’s chaos.

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Sin will seize us and freeze us as hard as ice. Only Jesus melts our hard heart and frees us!

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Years of studying church history have shown me that during times of great spiritual awakening, church meetings are more about experiencing and obeying a Presence, than about sitting and listening to a program.

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Bold (Transformational) Words From John The Baptist

John, God’s greatest prophet, led the way for the living Jesus Christ by telling groups of people to:  “Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for Him.” Perhaps the 21st Century church could obey John and make room … Continue reading

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Talking About Jesus Like He’s Not In The Room

This was inspired by Kim Walker with Jesus Culture lyrics to You Won’t Relent:  “I don’t want to talk about You like You’re not in the room.  I want to look right at You, I want to sing right to … Continue reading

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Church — Getting Christ To Flow Out Of Ordinary Believers

If, as the New Testament says, Christ is living in believers, why don’t church services focus on how to get Christ to flow out of ordinary believers; rather than spending so much time and effort trying to get religious teachings … Continue reading

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Bold Christian Quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr. (For MLK Day)

“We need to pledge ourselves anew to the cause of Christ. We must capture the spirit of the early church. Wherever the early Christians went, they made a triumphant witness for Christ. Whether on the village streets or in the … Continue reading

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Is Christmas Without Chirst, Treason To The Season?

Treason to the season? Since Christmas is all about Christ and His birth (and is even named after Him); and since Christ is the very reason for the season, doesn’t that mean that leaving Christ out of Christmas is treason … Continue reading

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The Holiday Season — Celebrating the glorious value of an inconvenient, out of marriage, unplanned pregnancy!

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Fresh/New/Original Christmas/Holiday Greetings

Do you ever get tired of the same ole Christmas/Holiday greetings?  Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Seasons’ Greetings are nice, but somehow lack the pazazz that a holiday of such significance deserves.  So here are some fresh, new and original Christmas … Continue reading

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