Category Archives: spiritual awakening

God dropped two burning books in my lap.

A retired Nazarene preacher called me and wanted to donate his personal library of 9 big boxes of books. How could I say no? So this week I picked up two of those hundreds of books. Bang! They shook my … Continue reading

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Riding the tide of God’s grace (an acrostic)

-An acrostic for GRACE– Gathering Reciprocally As Christ’s Ekklesia –Grace releases revival and spiritual awakening by allowing us the blood-bought privilege to ride the tide of Christ’s amazing presence. It allows us to freely experience His mercy, forgiveness, and love, in … Continue reading

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New Sculpture In East Nashville

East Nashville’s McFerrin Park Neighborhood has a new sculpture — a cross with a heart of fire. The sculpture was created by Fred Major of Fred Major Galleries. It was installed on the front lawn of The Salvation Army Berry … Continue reading

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I want God to ignite my words with a match made in Heaven so that they burn in the heart of everyone who reads them or hears them, making them a furnace that spreads God’s warmth and light around the world.

“And they said one to another, Did not our hearts burn within us, while he talked with us by the way, and while He opened to us the Scriptures?” –Luke 24:32

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No service? Searching for a connection?

Sitting through church without Christ’s inner light shinning in your heart is like trying to use a smart phone with no service. Are you searching for a connection? Revival is when ordinary Christians begin to actively follow and obey the … Continue reading

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The Most Amazing Thing In The World

What is the most amazing thing in the world? To be aware of God’s presence is to be filled with wonder and amazement. Nothing can compare with His splendor! God’s presence is the most amazing thing in the world! The … Continue reading

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Let’s “Flag Down” Another Pentecost!

Flagging down the Pentecostal Fire! –God’s fire fell on Pentecost and the early Christians stormed the world with passion for the living, resurrected Jesus Christ! –Salvation Army founder, William Booth, sang in the late 1800s: “Send the fire! Look down … Continue reading

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