Category Archives: spiritual athletes

Church — Spiritual Training Camp? Or Spectator Religion?

Like an NFL Training Camp, church should be hands-on training — not passive lecture. Through rigorous involvement and interaction, church should train believers in the spiritual skills and attitudes necessary to make a powerful, victorious, and godly impact in the … Continue reading

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Let The Spirit Freely Flow — Quotations

“Things get unpredictable when the Spirit is around.”  Loren B. Mead “When you are filled with the Holy Spirit, then the ministry of Jesus just flows out of you.”  –Corrie Ten Boom “If Christ has not been made a well … Continue reading

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Church is doing daring deeds; not contentment with comfortable creeds.

Church is Christ indwelling, not institutional selling — His holy Presence, not human hype. Church is not laid back religion; but dynamic interaction with the living God! Come and do daring deeds with us As we come together in Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Optimize Your Faith With Participatory Church

Faith can be enhanced or it can be diminished.  It is the responsibility of each individual to cultivate, nourish, and grow her/his faith or to allow it to wither away and possibly die.  Jesus illustrated this principle in the Parable … Continue reading

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All Saints’ Day (November 1) — Celebrating The Jesus Team!

November 1 is All Saints’ Day.  It’s a day set aside to celebrate The Jesus Team. The Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches have reserved the name, saint, for men and women who gained great victory over spiritual enemies and consistently … Continue reading

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The Simple Path To Peace (And Joy And Success) In Life

The Simple Path To Peace (And Joy And Success) In Life — Flip the switch of repentance and faith. Connect with your Creator. Let His spiritual life flow through and control you daily.

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“That Flag Into This Neighborhood”

A group was prayer walking down a drug infested street in East Nashville when a tough looking man demanded: “What flag is that?” I told him that it stood for the blood of Jesus and the fire of the Holy … Continue reading

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