Category Archives: James 1:22

Spiritual Leadership Doesn’t “Lord It Over”

Jesus came to establish spiritual leadership in His church that is based on humble example, godly character, and personal power; not on human control, institutional authority, or positional power. Jesus wants his leaders to facilitate His meetings, not to dominate … Continue reading

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Meeting Not Only 2 Hear About The Bible, But Also 2 Do What It Says

We can meet to hear about the Bible and/or we can meet to do what the Bible says.  For example: “Blessed are the peacemakers . . .”  –We can hear a talk about the meaning of the word “peacemakers” and/or … Continue reading

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When you hear the word, but then don’t do it; you never know how tremendously powerful it is!

Perhaps a church meeting should be like a joyful song, with many notes sounding out together. I dream of churches letting all of God’s people openly share the notes that He has put on their hearts! Since 1517 Protestant church … Continue reading

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