Category Archives: fire of God

Don’t be stuck in Cold Case Christianity

Is Jesus Christ a cold case in your heart? Have you filed away His claims on your life and left them to languish until some undiscovered evidence happens to fall in your lap? Many people have done just that. Sure, … Continue reading

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Lukewarm Christianity isn’t what God wants.

Firefighters use controlled burns, but perhaps we need to give up control and let God burn uncontrollably in church meetings. Unfortunately church services are often run by firefighters who hose down and either quench or contain Gods’ fire! Although church … Continue reading

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“Send the fire!” Or: “Bless our programs!”

William Booth sang “Send the fire!” not “Bless our programs!” Which version best describes us in the 21st Century? “Our programs we want, for programs we plead, Bless our programs! Our programs will meet our every need, Bless our programs! … Continue reading

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New Sculpture In East Nashville

East Nashville’s McFerrin Park Neighborhood has a new sculpture — a cross with a heart of fire. The sculpture was created by Fred Major of Fred Major Galleries. It was installed on the front lawn of The Salvation Army Berry … Continue reading

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The Burning Book (a smoking-hot read)

One day I picked up a book that I had previously found so boring I couldn’t even read it; but this time the words burned in my heart and I couldn’t put it down. It was smoking-hot! I literally read … Continue reading

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Which Jesus will help when hope is hiding?

When hope is hiding and hurt is having its way in your heart, hold on to Jesus and He will hold on to you! But which Jesus? * The historical Jesus (lived a long time ago) * The religious Jesus … Continue reading

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The Contagious, Combustible Christ!

The contemporary church concentrates on communicating calculated content. –The early church concentrated on catching & carrying the contagious, combustible Christ!

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