Monthly Archives: June 2014

Zip Line To God

Participatory church is a zip line to God.  (So don’t sit in the tree; step out and soar in the Spirit.) “Our faith should not be in the sermon, it should be in the Holy Spirit Himself.” ~Martyn Lloyd-Jones “Being … Continue reading

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Nashville Sounds in Participatory Church

Participatory church presents the profundity and wisdom of ordinary people as they show and tell what God is doing in their lives.  Here are some Nashville sounds from an organic church in Nashville — The Salvation Army Berry Street Worship Center … Continue reading

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Human Psyche — Wired For God

The human psyche is wired for God. Without Him it malfunctions.  If you get and maintain a sense of divine destiny your life won’t be derailed by disinterest, discouragement, depression, or defeat!

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Flag Prayer Walking + Spontaneous Prophetic Songs in a Nashville Neighborhood

“May we sing you a song from God?” we asked J.D., a man we didn’t know sitting on his own front porch with several other people (adults and kids) in the McFerrin Park Neighborhood of East Nashville. “Sure,” he said. … Continue reading

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Weather Station Church / Disappointment With Church / Children In Church

A weather station doesn’t try to program, direct, or control the weather. Rather it closely observes and interacts with the weather and then reports on and responds to it. What if a church didn’t try to program, direct, or control its worship … Continue reading

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Pill or Interruptus? (& 3 Quotes About Church)

Let us interruptus in church? Have you ever seen this Scripture obeyed in a church meeting? Quote 1:  “Two or three prophets should speak, and the others should weigh carefully what is said. And if a revelation comes to someone … Continue reading

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Nashville’s Hands-On, Science-Lab Style, Doer Church

Doer church? What if a church gathered to let people be doers — to let them hear what the Spirit is saying to them and then actually do it? “Be doers of the word, and not hearers only.” (James 1:22). … Continue reading

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