Category Archives: God

Will We Let God Drive His Car? (Oops, I Mean Church?)

If someone had the only keys to your car and they always drove your car and sometimes let you ride along with them, but they wouldn’t let you drive, direct, control, or steer your very own car; would you like … Continue reading

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Self-focus blurs your perspective and leaves you living in a lonely haze. God-focus gives clear insight and brings joy and delight into view.

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A Few Quotes From Neil Cole’s “Primal Fire”

A few quotations from Neil Cole’s book, “Primal Fire” “I’ve longed to live the sort of life I read about in the book of Acts.“ “I want to be part of an unstoppable Jesus movement in our day–a wildfire of … Continue reading

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Church is Like Breathing (& Other Free Flowing Ideas)

A church meeting is like breathing: 1) Someone can program and control it; or 2) People can let go and let it flow. What would happen if a group of believers would begin to gather, not merely to sing and … Continue reading

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To ignore belief in God is to choose to be ignorant of one of the most important factors of human history.

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Nashville — Time’s “Red-Hot Town”

Time magazine has named Nashville: “The South’s Red-Hot Town” in its upcoming March 17 issue. –”Red-hot men and women are those who have hungered and thirsted for God and have found Him. They have burst into flame. Holy fire kindles … Continue reading

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Organic Church — Spirit-Led Assembly Required!

Love is not taught by a sermon or a lesson.  Love is caught when hearts are in Spirit-led connection. Church — Spirit-led assembly required!  A church meeting should be a spiritual people-mover — connecting people to God and to one … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr. On Liberalism (& Other Forgotten MLK Quotes)

“I began to question the liberal doctrine of man. The more I observed the tragedies of history and man’s shameful inclination to choose the low road, the more I came to see the depths and strength of sin. . . … 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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Questioning The Golden Globe Awards

Why settle for simply seeing the Golden Globes when Christ wants to give you a glorious new heart of gold? What good is the best dressed body, if your heart is a mess? The 2014 Golden Globes even included hate … Continue reading

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