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This Little Light Of Mine–What If We Let It Shine In Church Meetings?

Churches sometimes teach the children’s song, This Little Light Of Mine.  It goes:  “This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine; let it shine, let it shine, let it shine.  Hide it under a bushel? No! I’m gonna let … Continue reading

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How To Make Church Exciting: Let God Run It!

Too many people find church boring.  But, hey, it’s not their fault.  It is not people’s responsibility to sit in a boring church service and make themselves excited.  Christianity, the most exciting facts in the world, should never be presented … 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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PC is awesome!

PC (Participatory Church) is awesome! PC (Participatory Church) allows the living, resurrected Jesus Christ to actively fulfill His role as Head of the Church — not just be a figurehead. PC (Participatory Church) fulfills the words of Jesus:  “For where … Continue reading

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The living, resurrected Jesus doesn’t just love and tolerate us in our wrongful behaviors, thoughts, and attitudes. He sets us free!

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Coming Out For Jesus!

Spiritual fire carriers Should come out And tell the world About their red-hot faith And passionate love For the living, resurrected Jesus Christ! I am consumed with love for Jesus! How about you?

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The empty tomb proclaims fullness, hope, and healing, to hearts full of emptiness.

The empty tomb proclaims fullness, hope, and healing, to hearts full of emptiness.

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Poem — Feel The Real Deal Thrill . . .

When you know that Jesus is real There’s a never-ending thrill, No matter how you feel. You can’t stand still Or follow the seductive appeal Of popular culture’s deal, Because your heart is full of passion and zeal To hear … Continue reading

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Life’s Biggest Problem? Self!

Life’s biggest difficulty isn’t overcoming negative circumstances.  It is getting free from bondage to self.  Self-interest, self-promotion, self-fulfillment, self-esteem, self-protection — these things get in our way and hold us in bondage to the torment of our own thoughts, feelings, … Continue reading

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Counting On The Words Of Jesus (1-10 English Version)

One word — “Repent.” Two words — “Deny yourself.” Three words — “Come unto Me.” Four words — “Take up your cross.” Five words — “I will give you rest.” Six words — “Seek first the kingdom of God.” Seven … Continue reading

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