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Does God Want To Shoot Pool In Church?

When Christ-followers meet, does God want to cue you and others? Is shooting pool in slow-mo a metaphor for what God wants to do in church meetings? Perhaps so. We call this church: But what if this is more like … Continue reading

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How to hear with your inner ear

The Voice on NBC (Now Believing Christ) — Don’t miss the new season! Listen to the Spirit In your inner ear– In your heart And your conscience. Let Him make the Bible Burn inside you And come alive In your … Continue reading

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Christ-Controlled Church (How to move beyond human control of church meetings.)

A Sunday morning church service is a controlled environment. Often everything that happens there is planned out ahead of time and inked onto a handy program which is given to people as they enter.  People are expected to passively sit, … Continue reading

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Getting Rid Of Guilt

Guilt is “the fact of having committed an offense or crime.” By that definition, no one is not guilty.  Guilt is the result of wrong doing.  Everybody has done something wrong either legally or morally. (For example, I believe that … Continue reading

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ABCs 4 Retooling Church 2 Reach The 21st Century 4 Christ:

The ABCs 4 retooling church 2 reach the 21st Century for Christ: * Avoid autocratic agendas. * Base it on the Biblical command in 1 Corinthians 14:26. * Connect with Christ as our contemporary rather than confining Christ to the … Continue reading

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See The Holy Spirit Work A Room!

The Holy Spirit can work a room, moving from person to person, lighting faces and enlightening hearts and minds.  That’s what He wants to do when we Christians gather for worship.  All we have to do is loosen up our … Continue reading

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