Tag Archives: Christianity

Reading Catherine Booth — (Evil Spirits, Participatory Church & Weeping Ministers)

Reading Catherine Booth (co-founder of The Salvation Army), I came across these words: –“I suppose most of you believe in evil spirits who have access to the human mind. I wish, if you do not, you could have some of … 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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Claymation, Christmation, Wallace and Gromit, & Organic Church

By continually surrendering to a sculpture’s hands and sitting for a gazillion pics, Wallace and Gromit seem to come alive through the power of claymation. –By continually surrendering to the hands of the living Jesus and obeying His inner promptings, … Continue reading

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Ceremonies or Testimonies? The Historic Jesus or The Living, Resurrected Jesus?

Ceremonies or testimonies? What if church moved beyond scripted ceremonies about the historic Jesus and began to include spontaneous testimonies about the living Jesus? Perhaps a fresh anointing is somehow tied to the freedom of God’s people to flow spontaneously … 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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Conformed to the culture or transformed by Christ?

In our falsifying world there are many popular ideas that are deceptive, destructive, or depressive. Be careful what you take in! “Someone once said that if you don’t control your perception, you’ll live the rest of your life at the … Continue reading

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The Phantom Commandment Challenge — Church Without A 1-Man Sermon?

– The Phantom Commandment Challenge – The Phantom Commandment says: “Church shall contain a one-man sermon.” However, I can’t find it anywhere in the Bible.  Can you find the Phantom Commandment (or any statement that resembles it) in the Bible? It’s … Continue reading

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