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Leaf Blower Church

Leaf Blower Church Here’s my view of a church meeting: We are all leaves who want to line up in nice, neat rows, And appoint a Pastor Leaf to preach to us. However, God wants to blow on each of … Continue reading

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What If Church Tore Up The Sunday Program And Just Followed The Living Jesus Christ?

When Christ is present, church needs no program.  Jesus said: “Follow Me,” (not: “Follow a program,”). He also said: “I am the way,” (not: “A program is the way,”). And His mother said: “Whatever He says to you, do it,” (not: … Continue reading

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Should Church Services Train People To Be Passive Or Active?

Some people say that church services (and how we behave in them) are not important. They say that what matters is not church meetings, but what believers do in everyday life (being the church in society).  However, there are three … Continue reading

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Does God Go To Church?

Does God attend church?  If so, is He a passive spectator or an active participant? You can plainly see what people do in church — sing, take an offering, preach a sermon; but what does God do in church? God’s … Continue reading

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Political Correctness vs. Participatory Church (2 PCs)

Political correctness tries to intimidate and to coerce people to accept its views on social issues.  Participatory church encourages people to follow their conscience and to obey the voice of God. Political correctness tries to make people say things that … Continue reading

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A Joyful Heart Is A Beautiful Mix Of Several Things

A joyful heart is a beautiful mix of:1) Freedom from tormenting emotions like: fear, guilt, worry, revenge, anxiety, shame, hatred, depression, lust, envy, pride, etc.;2) Having a strong sense of inner peace, contentment, and satisfaction;3) Having a passionate desire to … 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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Fire!!!

The New Testament teaches that “our God is a consuming fire.”  (Hebrews 12:29).  If there is no fire in your heart, is God there?

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Live from the empty tomb, it’s Jesus Christ!

Live from the empty tomb, it’s Jesus Christ!  Is Jesus in the room or in the tomb? When Christ-followers gather in His name, the living, resurrected Jesus is in the room. We can 1) talk about Him like He’s still … Continue reading

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Why Mass Shootings (And Now A Mass Stabbing)?

What has released such horrible wickedness as random motiveless mass shootings (and now motiveless mass stabbings) in America? Here are some things that may have contributed to it: 1) Calling a random mass murder “a tragedy” rather than “the evil … Continue reading

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