Category Archives: faith-based

When God steps out into the open

People can hide from God in church, however, ekklesia brings God out into the open. Ekklesia is an adventure of the spiritual kind. It’s never the same, always exciting, and deeply moving. If you need some excitement in your life, you … Continue reading

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Religious Form or Forum For Fiery Faith? (The “Blood & Fire” Flag)

Religious form or fiery faith? Let fiery faith leap in the hearts of God’s people and arise in churches around the world! –We need to be exposed to living, active faith (to real-life testimonials of faith), not just to a timed, … Continue reading

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Marcus Stanley’s Christ-Like Response To The Charleston Church Murders

Here was my first response to the Charleston church murders: What kind of society produces continual, motiveless mass shootings? And now a man who would murder 9 people who were praying in church? Something is dreadfully wrong with our culture! –Lord, … Continue reading

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America’s City Named For Trusting Christ

Living during a time period that persistently promotes political correctness and considers the sincere mention of Christianity to be one of its few remaining taboos, perhaps we should think about the city named for trusting Christ — Santa Fe, New … Continue reading

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Do You Have The Tolerance To Step Outside The Humanistic World View & Watch An Amazing New Movie With A Spiritual World View?

In a society where the majority of people pray, but Hollywood movies almost never show anyone praying, Do You Believe? connects with the real world of conscience, meaning, and spirituality that most people grapple with at some points in their life.  For … Continue reading

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Part-time Christianity won’t work. If Christ is not your all, you’ll fall.

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Why I Want To Quench The Spirit

I want to quench the Spirit (even though the Bible says “quench not the Spirit“) because: 1)  The Spirit tells me to do inconvenient things that I don’t want to do and/or that are out of my comfort zone.  (For … Continue reading

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