Category Archives: spiritual awakening

Nashville Pedestrian Bridge Flag Adventure

It has come to me several times the past couple of weeks for my wife, Ernie, and me to take The Salvation Army Flag on to the pedestrian overpass on Ellington Parkway just north of downtown Nashville during morning rush … Continue reading

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Jesus is the program, the teaching, and the spiritual life!

What if in church we: * Set aside our program and let the living Jesus, Himself, be the way (Is a program the way we do church or is Jesus the way we do church?); * Set aside our teaching … Continue reading

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A Challenge For Pastors In 2015 #2 (Let the living Jesus lead a church meeting.)

Pastor Challenge 2015 #2 — Step aside and let the living Jesus lead at least 1 Sunday morning church meeting all by Himself. (Click here to see Pastor Challenge 2015 #1.) Here’s how:  1) Begin by reading 1 Corinthians 14:26 … Continue reading

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Where’d Da Glory Go? (Ephesians 3:20-21)

Paul of Tarsus wrote:  “To Him (God) be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations.”  (Ephesians 3:21) According to these words from the New Testament, there is supposed to be glory in the church in the … Continue reading

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Got something stirring in your soul?

Posted in soul food, soul man, spiritual awakening, spiritual experiences, spiritual fire, spiritual flow, spiritual formation, spiritual gifts, spiritual health, spiritual hearing, spiritual hunger, spiritual life, spiritual listening, spiritual movement, spiritual passion, spiritual power, spiritual presence, spiritual prompting | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Going back to the future (in the Spirit)

Yesterday I stood on the spot where I first encountered the living, resurrected Jesus Christ in the lobby of Ellington Hall at The University of Tennessee Martin. On that spot 44 years ago, God put a blazing fire in my … Continue reading

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Victory Shouts, The Salvation Army, & Spiritual Tsunami

“Shout unto God with the voice of triumph.”  –Psalm 47:1 I have studied spiritual awakening and revival history for more than 40 years.  I have passionately been trying to discover what makes Christianity break out of the religious status quo … Continue reading

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