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Ain’t nothin’ like watchin’ God work in ordinary people!

Last Sunday at The Salvation Army Berry Street in Nashville one of our members started the meeting by reading a Scripture that she had chosen. It was Romans 8:28: “And we know that all things work together for good to them … Continue reading

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Let Jesus be the church program . . .

A God-gathering (ekklesia) has a program, a plan, a presentation, and a purpose: The program . . . to let ordinary people follow and obey Jesus. The plan . . . to free up everybody present to be led by … Continue reading

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Ekklesia plugs into the Scriptures and the Spirit’s current.

Welcome to ekklesia where: * You “behold the Lamb of God” working in and through ordinary people, (John 1:29); * “Christ in you” (everyday people) is “the hope of glory,” (Colossians 1:27); * Jesus’ sheep hear His voice in and … Continue reading

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What in the world does God want?

How can we know what God wants? 1) By God’s Spirit showing us through the Bible; 2) By God’s Spirit speaking directly to our heart; 3) By humbling ourselves and laying down our traditions, desires, opinions, fears, patriotism, pride, intellectualism, … Continue reading

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Look! — Light near. — See?

I woke up this morning with these words in going through my mind: “The longing for meaning and purpose deep in your heart is the Light shining in the darkness of your discouragement and despair, demonstrating your divinely designed destiny. … Continue reading

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Faith Hearing (Meeting To Be Taught By The Spirit)

Faith Hearing Listening to God, Releases His miracles, When Christ-followers meet, Yielded and obedient To the promptings Of the Spirit That reach beyond Rhetoric, rituals, Rallies, repetitiveness, Repertoires, and religion. (“Does He who supplies the Spirit to you and works … Continue reading

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“Men learn what they teach,” — the key to spiritual leadership!

“Men learn what they teach.” –Seneca (1st Century Roman philosopher). –If you want to learn to be a strong, capable, faithful Christ-follower, you need to be in an environment where people are free to teach and interact with each other … Continue reading

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