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Does Church Need A Shake Up? A Restructuring?

While attending a Salvation Army Men’s Camp at Paradise Valley in Kentucky I was given the book, Why Men Hate Going To Church by David Murrow. The book gives some interesting insights into contemporary church. David asks the question:  “What if Christianity’s … Continue reading

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Which Jesus? The Not-Here-Now Jesus or The Right-Here/Right-Now Jesus?

Life goes better with the right-here/right-now Jesus! Churches tend to teach through theological & theoretical talks about the not-here-now Jesus — the historical Jesus (and sometimes the Second-Coming Jesus).  However, we often miss out on the reality of the right-here/right-now … Continue reading

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Christianity — More of the living Christ and less of the “ianity”

21st Century Christianity . . . Perhaps we need: 1) More of the living Christ and less of the “ianity;” 2) More of God’s anointing and less of man’s appointing; 3) More Spirit fanning and less human planning; 4) More … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Important And Urgent Buildup

How does Christ buildup His church? Jesus builds His church (on the rock of personal revelation) with living stones; by being actively present when people gather in His name. He personally assembles them into a loving, heart-felt community of living … Continue reading

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Church — Platform Presentation Or Presence & Power Of Christ?

Is church about a platform presentation? Or about the actual Presence and power of the living, resurrected Jesus? Jesus told His followers to come unto Him — into His very Presence. We should be careful so we don’t stop short … Continue reading

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de Gaulle or de Bible?

de Gaulle or de Bible? Charles de Gaulle said: “Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back.” Here’s what de Bible says about that: “Two or three prophets should speak, … Continue reading

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Lay Down The Lies & Live In The Light

Living by lying, Masquerading with myths, Drama-dancing with deceit, While covered in conceit, Leaves life lost and lousy. The Bible lights up the truth; No masks, no cover-up; No revisionist history; Sin without spin; Heroes with huge holes; Honesty real … Continue reading

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