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Perfect people in church

People say, “Don’t expect to find perfect people in church,” but, we should be able to find holy, Christ-like people there. If church doesn’t produce holy, Christ-like people, perhaps there’s something off with the programming or methodology. The Bible calls … Continue reading

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Unleashing God’s creativity is fun

Christ-followers should be flowing in creativity because they have the Creator living in them. “Quench not the Spirit.” The Holy Spirit doesn’t just want you to share what you’ve read and copied. He wants to speak something fresh to you. … Continue reading

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A background TV in a restaurant?

Listen. The most important things ever said to you are said by your conscience and by the Holy Spirit. Too often we treat the Holy Spirit like a background TV in a restaurant. We ignore Him and order what we want. The … Continue reading

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Jesus came to revitalize us; not to ritualize us!

Jesus came to revitalize, revolutionize, and radicalize us, not to systematize, traditionalize, and ritualize us. The risen Jesus is radical, but church tries to make Him liturgical. Church programs are a poor substitute for the living presence of Christ and His … Continue reading

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Religion — a track for God to run on?

Church sometimes seems like going to a restaurant to hear a talk about food and then thinking we’ve been fed. Too many Christians have been taught that their primary role in the body of Christ is to sit and listen to … Continue reading

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Programmed by God’s Prompting Presence

Perhaps instead of presenting a pre-planned program, we could let a church meeting be programmed by God’s presence prompting people to participate.  That would help us learn to let Jesus live on our lips and in our lives. All the … Continue reading

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What If Church Tore Up The Sunday Program And Just Followed The Living Jesus Christ?

When Christ is present, church needs no program.  Jesus said: “Follow Me,” (not: “Follow a program,”). He also said: “I am the way,” (not: “A program is the way,”). And His mother said: “Whatever He says to you, do it,” (not: … Continue reading

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