Category Archives: hearing God

Why I Want To Quench The Spirit

I want to quench the Spirit (even though the Bible says “quench not the Spirit“) because: 1)  The Spirit tells me to do inconvenient things that I don’t want to do and/or that are out of my comfort zone.  (For … Continue reading

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3 Streams Of Human Thought-Talk (Internal Communication)

3 Streams of Internal Human Communication The flow of thought-talk (internal communication) through the human mind is called often self-talk or the stream of consciousness.  Many people are confused and falsely believe that all of the thought that passes through their … Continue reading

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Nashville Sounds in Participatory Church

Participatory church presents the profundity and wisdom of ordinary people as they show and tell what God is doing in their lives.  Here are some Nashville sounds from an organic church in Nashville — The Salvation Army Berry Street Worship Center … Continue reading

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Weather Station Church / Disappointment With Church / Children In Church

A weather station doesn’t try to program, direct, or control the weather. Rather it closely observes and interacts with the weather and then reports on and responds to it. Perhaps a church shouldn’t try to program, direct, or control its worship … Continue reading

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Intuitional Living (Quotes About Intuition)

Intuition is an important tool for human beings to learn to use in their lives.  Albert Einstein said:  ““I believe in intuitions and inspirations.”  Madeleine L’Engle put it this way:  “Don’t try to comprehend with your mind. Your minds are … Continue reading

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What Should Happen In Church?

What happens when Christ-followers meet together? Christ-followers are supposed to regularly meet together (see Hebrews 10:14), but what are they supposed to do when they meet? Many centuries of tradition say that they are suppose to passively sit back and … Continue reading

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No man ever steps into the same organic church meeting twice!

No man ever steps into the same organic church meeting twice, for it’s not the same meeting and he’s not the same man. The Holy Spirit’s leading is always fresh, alive, creative, life-changing, and renewing! Many churches use the same … Continue reading

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Easter Means Jesus Is Actively Engaged In The 21st Century

What does the risen Jesus do today? In the 21st Century, Jesus . . . * Transforms hopeless people into passionate, faith-filled Christ-followers! * Takes captives to feelings, cravings, and compulsions and sets them free! * Speaks to people and … Continue reading

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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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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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