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Do You Dare To Read These Amazing Words From Catherine Booth?

Here’s a long passage from Catherine Booth about how church meetings should be done. Dare you read it? “While the gospel message is laid down with unerring exactness, we are left at perfect freedom to adapt our measures and modes … Continue reading

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3 Church (Corps) Innovations: Passionate Preaching By Ordinary People / Expanded Mercy Seat / Curriculum-Free Sunday School

Here are 3 church innovations for the 21st Century: 1) Passionate preaching by ordinary people: I heard a Salvation Army Divisional Commander preach with passion last night. You could feel fire, excitement, and inspiration flowing from his heart-felt words. –Our … Continue reading

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Veggie Cans, Church, & Christ In You

These cans of veggies illustrate two ways to do church: 2 ways 2 do church: 1) Line everybody up in nice rows like shelved stacks of canned vegetables and let one person give a talk from the platform.  This traditional … Continue reading

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An Ekklesia Acrostic (A-Cross-Tic)

An acrostic (a-cross-tic) for the ages . . . E — Experiencing the K — King of K — Kings L — Leading E — Everyone by His S — Spirit I — In an A — Assembly of Christ-followers. … Continue reading

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The Lost Word Of The Bible — “Ekklesia”

A foundational word of the Greek New Testament was lost when the Bible was translated into the English language. That word is ekklesia. How was it lost? And what does it mean? There are two ways to move a word from one language … Continue reading

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Does AA Have Something That Churches Need?

Does AA have something that churches need? Perhaps. Why should AA have all the good participatory meetings? –Alcoholics Anonymous has proven that meetings based on open sharing and participation are powerful tools that set people free! They just celebrated their … Continue reading

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No service? Searching for a connection?

Sitting through church without Christ’s inner light shinning in your heart is like trying to use a smart phone with no service. Are you searching for a connection? Revival is when ordinary Christians begin to actively follow and obey the … Continue reading

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