Category Archives: Christianity

Beyond Audience-Style Religion

Go beyond audience-style religion And enter the inspiring reality of Ordinary people sharing from the heart As prompted by the Holy Spirit. It’s amazing how God continually confirms the open sharing and participation format at Berry Street! Last Sunday morning … Continue reading

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Godviously (With Respect To Those Who Don’t See God)

Some things are obvious. To me God is Godvious! –Nothing makes nothing. It takes a someone to make something. I believe God is Godvious! –A painter puts his name on his paintings. God puts His name all over Creation. He’s … Continue reading

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Do church meetings matter? (Spirit-led lives matter.)

Do church meetings matter? The Dones say they don’t. So do the faithful bored. What about you? While talking a walk in Glascow, Kentucky (a town I don’t know) on 9/4/2015, I came across a Salvation Army Thrift Store and … Continue reading

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Lay Down The Downside & Ride On Life’s Upside!

Learn 2 lay down the downside and ride on life’s upside! Decide to glide on life’s upside! Learn to ride astride the tide Of the warm and uplifting current Of Christ flowing as a Guide inside you. Push aside all … Continue reading

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Are pastors & popes the proper pinnacle for churches?

Believers love to gather around, listen to, celebrate, and honor preachers and Christian singers; and to make pastors and/or popes the pinnacle of their churches. –However, perhaps it would be much more powerful and life-changing if we gathered around, listened … Continue reading

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Tennessee Titans Quarterback Marcus Mariota says . . .

Quotes by and about Tennessee Titan quarterback, Marcus Mariota: “For me, it is a dream come true. It is an opportunity to fulfill a lifetime dream, and I am looking forward to it.” Mariota “God has taught me that I can … Continue reading

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The Top 10 March Madness Thoughts

Here are my Top Ten March Madness Thoughts: March Madness Thought #10:  A basketball team with one superstar and all the rest bench warmers, will never make the NCAA Basketball Tournament. March Madness Thought #9:  What tournament officials can teach pastors — … Continue reading

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