Category Archives: alternative lifestyle

Look! — Light near. — See?

I woke up this morning with these words in going through my mind: “The longing for meaning and purpose deep in your heart is the Light shining in the darkness of your discouragement and despair, demonstrating your divinely designed destiny. … Continue reading

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Millennial Town

Millennial town Unmoved for 1,000 years, Longest continually inhabited Multi-family dwellings In the entire world; Sitting in a beautiful valley On both sides of a roaring river; Resisting terrorism For hundreds of years, Surviving disrespect, persecution, Abuse and genocide; Containing … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Daylight Savings Time (DST) & Soul Savings Time (SST)

Daylight Savings Time (Chronos) or Soul Savings Time (Kairos) –Before we went to bed in the USA on Saturday night we sprang forward into Daylight Savings Time (DST). Now we’re no longer living on Standard Time (ST) plus we’re “saving” … Continue reading

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Jeremiah Mandate Meetings — The Holy Spirit Teaches . . .

The Holy Spirit is the best Bible teacher ever–better than any preacher, sermon, conference, school, commentary, study guide! All those things have helped me but little and they have trouble keeping my interest.. –However, reading the Bible myself and sensing … Continue reading

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Church is Like Breathing (& Other Free Flowing Ideas)

A church meeting is like breathing: 1) Someone can program and control it; or 2) People can let go and let it flow. What would happen if a group of believers would begin to gather, not merely to sing and … Continue reading

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Quotes From ABC’s Nashville TV Series (That Illustrate The Bible “One Anothers”)

Come, See God’s Amazing One-Anothers In Action! To stay consistently fired-up for Christ, you need to regularly be around a group of fired-up believers meeting in an environment where they are free to obey the New Testament “one anothers:” “encourage … Continue reading

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The Wilberforce Force — Undying Passion To Make A Difference For Righetousness

Yesterday I watched a movie about William Wilberforce, the man who in the early 1800 spent many years trying to get a bill to end the slave trade through the British Parliament.  The force of Wilberforce’s example and lifestyle moved … Continue reading

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