Category Archives: organic church

Is It Time For Another Protestant Reformation?

500 years ago people protested against and then changed the common way of doing church. Shall we change it again? –The Protestant Reformation took place 500 years ago. The very name of this movement proclaims that people rose up and … Continue reading

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Whose Control Should Church Be Under?

To congregate under Christ’s direct control (to come together and allow the living Jesus, Himself, to lovingly lead us without the aid of a human program or agenda) releases the power and presence of God, like nothing else on earth. … Continue reading

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3 Church (Corps) Innovations: Passionate Preaching By Ordinary People / Expanded Mercy Seat / Curriculum-Free Sunday School

Here are 3 church innovations for the 21st Century: 1) Passionate preaching by ordinary people: I heard a Salvation Army Divisional Commander preach with passion last night. You could feel fire, excitement, and inspiration flowing from his heart-felt words. –Our … Continue reading

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Roundabout/Round Robin Meetings Release Creativity & Power

Roundabout/round robin meetings are powerful tools for being healed from life wounds, overcoming issues, and experiencing freedom and joy. (Some people call them support groups.) –The battle between good and evil is not nation against nation or law enforcement against … Continue reading

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An Ekklesia Acrostic (A-Cross-Tic)

An acrostic (a-cross-tic) for the ages . . . E — Experiencing the K — King of K — Kings L — Leading E — Everyone by His S — Spirit I — In an A — Assembly of Christ-followers. … Continue reading

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The Lost Word Of The Bible — “Ekklesia”

A foundational word of the Greek New Testament was lost when the Bible was translated into the English language. That word is ekklesia. How was it lost? And what does it mean? There are two ways to move a word from one language … Continue reading

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Does AA Have Something That Churches Need?

Does AA have something that churches need? Perhaps. Why should AA have all the good participatory meetings? –Alcoholics Anonymous has proven that meetings based on open sharing and participation are powerful tools that set people free! They just celebrated their … Continue reading

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