Monthly Archives: February 2013

Do The Math (Meditate On Multiple [7] Math Matters)

When you just can’t seem to figure life out — math might help.  Let’s meaningfully meditate on multiple (7) mathematics matters: 1)  Math wasn’t blown into being by the Big Bang.  It just doesn’t add up that an accidental explosion … Continue reading

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A Faithtastic Investment — Venture Faith

Venture capital is money invested in upstart, high-potential, high-risk businesses. Venture faith is an investment of trust and obedience in Spirit-led ventures, even when they appear to be very high-risk. Venture faith always produces great spiritual adventure — never religious … Continue reading

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Let The Spirit Freely Flow — Quotations

“Things get unpredictable when the Spirit is around.”  Loren B. Mead “When you are filled with the Holy Spirit, then the ministry of Jesus just flows out of you.”  –Corrie Ten Boom “If Christ has not been made a well … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts Are Holy Spirit Expressions Not Human Possessions

Spiritual gifts are manifestations of the Holy Spirit that occur when people sit at Jesus’ feet, hear His voice, and do what He says. Spiritual gifts are Holy Spirit expressions, not human possessions.  They flow through you, not to you. … Continue reading

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Without a heart connection, with the living God, life’s adrift on the sea of futility.

Without a heart connection, With the living God, Life’s adrift On the sea Of futility.

Posted in adrift, God calling, God is truly among you, God on the loose, God with us, God's voice, God-shaped vacuum, heart, heart care, heart connection, heart-felt, heart-felt love, relevation, salvation, sea of futility, spirit, Spirit-filled, spiritual, spiritual experience, spiritual formation, spiritual transformation, still small voice, voice of God | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Believing Outside The Box — Creativity In Church

Thinking outside the box is a popular phrase.  Taco Bell even played on it in their commercial by encouraging people to think outside the bun.  Creative, out of the box thinking, has brought tremendous advancements to society.  However one group … Continue reading

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Living Backwards

Are we 21st Century Western Christians living backwards? Resisting the Holy Spirit’s promptings . . . While obeying the seductive commands of our culture; And fulfilling our own desires.

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The human heart is a fireplace. It can burn clean and pure with the love of God. Or smoke and choke on selfish desires.

The human heart is a fireplace. It can burn clean and pure with the love of God. Or smoke and choke on selfish desires putting a damper on all of life. A deployed damper is deeply damaging. Perhaps we need … Continue reading

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Church — A Man-Led Pulpet Show Or A Supernatural Puppet Show?

Church is a like puppet show. God attempts to animate His people by releasing His Spirit through them. If they resist and/or ignore the promptings of God, not much happens — the puppets remain lifeless and blank-faced in their places. … Continue reading

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Spirit Ministry or Word Ministry?

Has Christian ministry lost it’s ability to grasp and transform people?  It appears so.  Churches are in decline.  Our culture is almost completely secular, if not anti-Christian.  Scholars have pronounced it to be post-Christian. However, although it appears that human … Continue reading

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