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Fresh definitions of some Bible terms about leadership (APEST)

The most moving Christians I’ve met (through their writings) have sought God for themselves as mystics, misfits, reformers, and monks. They have helped inspire me to seek God about the meaning of some Bible terms. Elders are mature Christ-followers, examples … Continue reading

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Dezoc And Roll With The Rock

Many people refuse God because they can’t see Him and they rob themselves of life’s most amazing experiences! What would it look like If God ran loose Flowing filter-free From heart to heart? Perhaps church isn’t really People in pews … Continue reading

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Step Out Of The Box — Step Into The Thrill — In Nashville

Step out of the box — step into the thrill — in Nashville! Step out and God will step in!  Step out of routine; step out of the same 0le same ole — with participatory church where ordinary people show and … Continue reading

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My Way Or The Most High’s Way?

Two highways, different directions:  Should I choose my way which is based on my wants, my feelings, my viewpoints, and/or my cravings?  Or should I choose the Most High’s way that requires me to live above the fog of self-focus, … Continue reading

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The Living God Is Convicting . . .

The Living God is convicting . . . He confronts our sin. God is challenging . . . He pulls us out of our comfort zone. God is disquieting . . . He overturns our apple carts. Is the living … Continue reading

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Many Voices Are Stalking You, Seducing You . . .

Life has given us free will, the ability and freedom to make choices (its pro choice).  Yet many voices are after you, stalking you, seducing you, competing for your choices. *  The loud voice of desire boldly booms the proclamation:  … Continue reading

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Organic Church = God On The Loose

There are sometimes awkward moments in unprogrammed, participatory church (also known as organic church or simple church).  People sometimes say things and/or do things that are outside of my comfort zone.  On a recent Sunday morning at The Salvation Army Berry Street … Continue reading

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