Tag Archives: China

Seeing The Invisible In Organic Church

God’s not dead — He’s the world’s best at running church services. When human leadership steps aside and allows God to lead, church services enter into a dynamic new dimension as ordinary people, prompted by the Spirit, show and tell … Continue reading

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U-Share Church (U2U rather than Pastor2Pew)

U-Share church (not U-Haul) flows from U2U rather than from Pastor2Pew.  Here’s an example of U-Share church: When the Communists took over China in 1948 there were only about 2.5 million Christians (of all denominations) in China. In an attempt … Continue reading

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Two Questions About Human Leadership Vs. The Spirit’s Leadership In Church

Here are two questions about church leadership for pastors and so-called laymen: Question #1: Who is the most capable church leader in the world? Answer: The living, resurrected Jesus Christ present in our midst when we gather in His name. … Continue reading

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2 Ways Of Having Church (One Widespread & The Other Very Rare)

There are thousands of brands of Christianity (called denominations).  However, if you look closer at all the denominational and non-denominational churches in the world, there are really only two ways of having church:  1) Spectative church & 2) Interactive church. … Continue reading

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Famous Harvard Grad Loves Jesus (Is This Linsanity?)

A famous Harvard graduate, Jeremy Lin, is openly talking about his deep faith in and commitment to Jesus Christ.  Lin is an overnight sensation, coming from an unknown point guard for the New York Knicks to suddenly becoming the biggest … Continue reading

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What Western Religion And Atheism Have In Common

There is a popular video on youtube called:  Why I Hate Religion But Love Jesus.  In its first two weeks, it has been viewed more than 17 million times.  So why would a lover of Jesus hate religion?  Perhaps it … Continue reading

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Is The Denial Of God A Delusion?

In a book by Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion, the author uses various arguments to strongly attack the idea of any non-material intelligence existing outside of nature as being just a myth. However, the belief in the existence some kind of intelligent … Continue reading

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