Category Archives: Nashville

The Geode In U (The Geode Effect Of Participatory Church)

Participatory Church Reveals The Geode In U (The Geode Effect!) Ordinary Christ-followers are like geodes. Geodes look like ordinary rocks, but inside they are full of beautifully colored crystal. When everyday believers share from their heart, their inner beauty shines … Continue reading

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His Sheep Keep Their Baaa-lance (Balance) By Hearing His Voice -

People passing purposelessly through life have permeated our society. Perhaps we need to be penetrated with more purposeful living. Those of us who hear the voice of the living, resurrected Jesus Christ are no longer the way we were! We … Continue reading

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2 Models Of Church (The Organizational Model Or The Organic Model)

Historically there have been two primary models of church — the organizational model and the organic model. The organizational model has been the dominate of the two and has resisted (and often persecuted) the organic model. The organizational model sees … Continue reading

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How To Give To The Salvation Army Online Red Kettles

You can support The Salvation Army by giving at the Online Red Kettle @ this link: http://www.onlineredkettle.org/SteveSimms?ch=4&frmfaf=1&aid=1b09939f-9de4-4194-90e8-8f086f91bcd1&pt=1 This kettle was set up by Berry Street & Friends, a Salvation Army Corps in Nashville, Tennessee. The proceeds go to support the … Continue reading

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Paper Angels Movie (Jimmy Wayne & Angel Tree)

I attended the world premier in Nashville of the new movie, Paper Angels, written by Country singer Jimmy Wayne. What a well done and inspiring movie! The story is built around the Christmas Season and The Salvation Army Angel Tree … Continue reading

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People Get Ready There’s A Train A Comin’ — (Get On Board The Revival Train)

Some time ago I saw (in my spirit) a mighty revival train rolling and rumbling through Nashville. Since that time, numerous times a week, I have seen (with my natural eyes) rows of the same number repeated 3 or more … Continue reading

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Live Like Hell? Or March Into Hell For A Heavenly Cause?

Why live like Hell when you can have a life of peace, joy, love and contentment? When the inner me runs wild, I become my enemy. ¬†When I let Christ control me, I experience His glory. ¬†Activism can sometimes change … Continue reading

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