Category Archives: Jesus Culture

Amazed, astonished, & awed by Jesus!

I’m continually mystified–amazed, astonished, and awed by the living, resurrected Jesus. To encounter the awesome wonder of the risen Jesus is forever life-changing! To close your heart to Christ is not “self-protection.” It’s self-deception! Jesus fills my heart with both … Continue reading

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How do you know Jesus?

“But who do you say that I am?” –Jesus Christ (Mark 8:29) Do you personally know, follow, and obey the living, resurrected Jesus?

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Do you (really) believe in the resurrection of Jesus?

“Do you believe?” Do we believe in the resurrection (in Easter) enough to set aside our agendas, control, and programming, and allow the living Jesus to personally lead and direct a church service? Since Easter declares that Jesus is alive … Continue reading

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Credit Card Reader’s Message

I saw these words on a credit card reader:  “When prompted swipe card.” Perhaps a better message would be:  “When prompted obey Jesus — quench not the Spirit.” Americans and other Westerners are subjected to so many prompts:  compulsions, commercials, … Continue reading

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The Spirit Of Prophecy Is Still Working In God’s People

Easter’s over — the marketing hype; the retail rituals of buying baskets, bunnies, cards and clothes; and the religious rites.  Easter candy’s cheap — 50%, 75%, or even 90% off now.  We’ve moved on . . . but Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Jesus Culture In Nashville — Not A Concert But A Passionate Worship Experience

It looked like a concert, but it wasn’t.  Several thousand people (mostly under 30) gathered last night at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville to worship with the band, Jesus Culture. With the energy of a rock … Continue reading

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