Category Archives: Christ followers

Je suis un disciple de Jésus!

Je suis en Christ!

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Christ-Connections Create Community

Thank God for Christ-connections with other people! As a child and teenager, I felt very distant and isolated from others. I really didn’t know how to connect with or relate to other people very well. I had one friend in … Continue reading

Posted in Nashville, Music City, Christ-centered, Christ followers, Christ in you, spirituality, Salvation Army, Christ's presence, Salvation Army Nashville, witness of the Spirit, how to connect with people, networking, spiritual connections, spiritual relationships, lover of your soul, Christ bearer, Christ in people | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Beyond Leadership To Overseership

The New Testament concept of overseership moves beyond human leadership:  Leadership says: “I need your attention!”  Overseership says: “Behold the Lamb of God!” Leadership is a human being organizing and/or directing other human beings. Overseership is a human being lovingly … Continue reading

Posted in basketball, basketball officials, bishops, Christ followers, Christianity, church format, church leader, church leadership, church meetings, church organizational chart, church overseers, church program, church programs, church roles, church structure, Holy Spirit, Holy Spirit flow, leading others, New Testament, organic church, overseers, oversight, prompting of the Spirit, Quench not the Spirit, quench the Spirit | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

The Christmas Clause

The Christmas Clause: “For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son . . .“ Christmas is not just a holiday. It’s a continuous flow of inner peace. Carry Christmas in your heart! Christmas is not an … Continue reading

Posted in Creator, organic church, church, holidays, holiday, inner peace, Christ followers, Christ in you, 2013, Christ in you the hope of glory, church furniture, Holiday season, Christmas Clause, inner flow, Planet Earth, earth, For God so loved the world, that He gave His only son, the year of our Lord | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Christmas Lights

No man puts up dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of Christmas lights and then only lets one light shine.  He turns on all the lights and if any light or lights don’t shine, he replaces the bulbs. Perhaps God wants … Continue reading

Posted in Nashville, organic church, simple church, church, support group, participatory church, open church, Christ followers, Salvation Army church, Sunday, church services, Nashville church, Salvation Army, light, Christmas tree lights, you are the light of the world, light bulbs, participation in church, open sharing, Sunday morning | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

E pluribus unum church . . .

E pluribus unum is much more than just a Latin motto of the USA meaning “from many one.“ E pluribus unum is what happens when Christ-followers gather according to 1 Corinthians 14:26 and many ordinary people share testimonies, Scriptures, needs, … Continue reading

Posted in Nashville, American, church, hearing God, hearing Jesus, voice of God, The Voice, gifts of the Spirit, 1 Corinthians 14:26, church meetings, Christ followers, America, USA, Salvation Army church, church services, unity, Nashville charity, hearing the Holy Spirit, gives grace to the humble, Salvation Army, from many one | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Perhaps Church Needs A New Focal Point

Maybe the focal point of church should be the living, resurrected Jesus Christ — not a human personality exalted above everybody else and controlling everything from the front. God is looking for a generation that will hear and obey the … Continue reading

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