Tag Archives: Christianity

Did Jesus Teach Open Participation (& Hospitality) In Church Meetings?

“If they still refuse to listen, tell it to the church . . .” –Jesus (Matthew 18:17) –Jesus expected His church to allow verbal input from those in the congregation. In the passage above Jesus is telling how He wants … Continue reading

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I want to be a Gecho — God’s echo — reflecting the sound of His voice to everyone I meet.

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How can we see the invisible Christ? (The answer is blowing in the wind.)

The invisible working of the living God in human hearts becomes clearly visible when ordinary people are permitted in a church meeting, to show and tell what God has done. It’s an amazing thing to see! (This experience should definitely … Continue reading

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Thinking About Life’s Real Thrill!

Life’s real thrill is learning to daily follow and obey The Real Deal — “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” –The book of Hebrews. –Do you do what your thoughts tell you to do? Do you … Continue reading

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Better than a sermon?

What’s more effective than a sermon? Should a pastor be a sage on a stage or a guide along side? (See 1 Corinthians 14:26.) 100 sermons? We believe that instead of having people sit through 100 sermons, it’s much more … Continue reading

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Let’s all preach a sermon together! (When church is organized by the Spirit!)

Ever feel like you need more than a sermon? Experience God’s spiritual lightening bolts and “aha moments” in an enlightening church meeting based on open sharing and testimonies at The Salvation Army Berry Street, 225 Berry St., Nashville 37207 on … Continue reading

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Jesus is like a helicopter hovering in my heart and hoisting me to heavenly heights!

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