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ABCs 4 Retooling Church 2 Reach The 21st Century 4 Christ:

The ABCs 4 retooling church 2 reach the 21st Century for Christ: * Avoid autocratic agendas. * Base it on the Biblical command in 1 Corinthians 14:26. * Connect with Christ as our contemporary rather than confining Christ to the … Continue reading

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Church Orbiting The Son!

(I wrote this poem this morning about 7 years at Berry Street and [to my surprise] it made the shape of a “leaning 7″ on the right hand side. The 3 plus signs at the end [+++] represent the 3 … Continue reading

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Uncorked & Live Streaming — When Church Freely Flows In The Spirit!

Some features of uncorked church: * Surrenders the structure and control of the church service to God. * Takes the lid of human control off of the meeting! * Facilitates an environment where the living, resurrected Jesus can reveal Himself … Continue reading

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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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The Church’s Rock Anthem!

The Church’s Rock Anthem — The Rock Of Personal Revelation! –The Bible says: “Simon Peter answered, ‘You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.’ Jesus replied, ‘Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed … Continue reading

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Let The Holy Spirit Make A Big Bang In Church!

The Bible says: “Hear what the Spirit says to the churches.” –Yet, very few churches allow time for people to hear the Spirit and share what they hear with the rest of the congregation. With my head I control and … Continue reading

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Me, Celebrities N Church, & Judgment . . .

God can speak through any person present in a church meeting, but we usually limit Him to the parson on the program. There are no celebrities in church. The only name that should be exalted in church meetings is the … Continue reading

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