Monthly Archives: May 2011

Open, Participatory Church In The Early Days Of The Salvation Army

Here are some quotations from one of the most powerful and exciting books I have read in the past few years.  The book, Come Join Our Army, by R.G. Moyles was  published in 2007 by Crest books. “This book tries to re-create, with … Continue reading

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The Rolling Stones, Satisfaction, & Sadhu Sundar Singh

The Rolling Stones sang: “I can’t get no satisfaction ‘Cause I try and I try and I try and I try I can’t get no, I can’t get no.” And the Stones are not alone. The inability to find satisfaction seems to … Continue reading

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It’s Time For Another Jesus Movement (Original Thoughts On Organic Church)

We need another Jesus movement, however, if we don’t allow Jesus to move in and direct His church, how can we expect Jesus to move in the world?  But, when we allow Jesus the actual freedom to personally direct our gatherings, we … Continue reading

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Knocking Prayer (Or Prayer Knocking)

Some people like to knock prayer.  They write it off as meaningless superstition — knock on wood. Jesus spoke about knocking prayer.  Here’s the quote:  “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will … Continue reading

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Are We Missusing The Word “Church”

Our society has a big problem. Few people have ever asked the question: What is church?  Are we missusing the word church? We think we know what church is so we don’t ask. “Here’s the church and here’s the steeple. Open it … Continue reading

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Don’t Cringe At Criticism

Don’t cringe at criticism! When handled properly, criticism can become an opportunity to improve yourself and your performance in life. Here are six ways to positively deal with criticism from others: 1) Decide which type of criticism you are facing. … Continue reading

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OMG! Oh My God! Moments

A very popular phrase nowadays is “Oh my God.” There has even been a TV commercial for deodorant, I think, that talks about “OMG moments.” Isn’t it strange that in a time when so many want to attack God, religion, and spirituality, … Continue reading

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Frog Legs & Prejudice

I don’t like frog legs. I won’t eat frog legs. I find frog legs totally disgusting. But the truth is, I’ve never given frog legs a chance. I am so terribly offended with the idea of eating a slimy green … Continue reading

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A More Evolved American Declaration Of Idependence

The American Declaration Of Independence presents some noble sounding ideas:  self-evident truths; “all men are created equal;” we have a Creator; rights are an inalienable, non-material reality.  However, if people who were further along in the evolutionary process had written it, American history might be different.  The … Continue reading

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