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A word that inspires imagination paints a thousand pictures.

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a word may also be worth a thousand pictures.  A word that inspires imagination paints a thousand pictures.

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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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Søren Kierkegaard Promoted Sermon-Free, Participatory Church

Søren Kierkegaard Promoted Sermon-Free, Participatory Church “Christianity should not be lectured about. Christ says, my teaching is food. Christ has not appointed assistant-professors — but followers.” –Søren Kierkegaard “The greatest possible error arises when we reduce the clergy to teachers. … Continue reading

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Clipboard Jesus is Coming to Nashville!

Church meetings have traditionally kept the living, resurrected Jesus on the sidelines, like a backup quarterback, holding a clipboard for the preacher who programs and runs the meeting. In the news: Clipboard Jesus is coming to Nashville this summer. His … Continue reading

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Original Red-Hot Thoughts

Red-hot thoughts frequently run through my mind.  So I post them on my Facebook page,  https://www.facebook.com/steve.simms2 and on this blog.  I think they are from God.  Hope you enjoy these so much that you read dozens of my blog posts.  … Continue reading

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Church: Who’s On First? Christ or Religious Control?

A question for the 21st Century church:  Who’s on first?  Christ or Religious Control? I want Jesus, alive, present, and moving powerfully in and through ordinary people . . . Not a ceremony, or a program, or a tightly controlled … Continue reading

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Nashville — Time’s “Red-Hot Town”

Time magazine has named Nashville: “The South’s Red-Hot Town” in its upcoming March 17 issue. –”Red-hot men and women are those who have hungered and thirsted for God and have found Him. They have burst into flame. Holy fire kindles … 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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Mother Teresa Called Abortion “War Against The Child”

Mother Teresa once spoke at a Presidential Prayer Breakfast in Washington, DC.  As Vice President Al Gore was seated on one side of her and President Bill Clinton and Hillary on the other, she said this: “I feel that the … Continue reading

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Pope Francis & Participatory Church

Pope Francis has made several statements that indicate that he wants church meetings to be more than passively listening to sermons.  These quotes are from the book:  Pope Francis, Why He Leads The Way He Leads, Lessons from the First … Continue reading

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