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Sermons are not enough! We need more!

No sermon can ever compare to having your heart ablaze with the living Jesus! “Church shall have a sermon,” is not the 11th Commandment. In fact, it isn’t a commandment at all! Christianity isn’t about a man teaching a weekly religious … Continue reading

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Biblical Characteristics of the Body of Christ

The living, resurrected Jesus actually lives inside individual Christ-followers. When we surrender to and actively obey His inner promptings, He animates us from the inside out, like a human hand activates a puppet. Each Christ-follower contains the living Jesus, however, … Continue reading

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Are pastors & popes the proper pinnacle for churches?

Believers love to gather around, listen to, celebrate, and honor preachers and Christian singers; and to make pastors and/or popes the pinnacle of their churches. –However, perhaps it would be much more powerful and life-changing if we gathered around, listened … Continue reading

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Jesus CEO — Analogy or Actuality?

I recently heard someone in a meeting refer to “the heads of ministries and churches.” Unfortunately, this is not just words. Many people actually believe that a pastor is the head of a church, sort of like a CEO. However, … Continue reading

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How many heads does the body of Christ have?

How many heads does the body of Christ (the church) have? While praying I had a vision in my mind’s eye. I saw Christ standing facing me. However, His head was hanging off to His side. In place of His … Continue reading

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There is only 1 Head of a Christian church — the living, resurrected Jesus Christ.

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And The Sunday Morning Church Spotlight Shines On . . . ?

And the Sunday spotlight shines on . . . ?  In participatory church many people share Scriptures, short teachings, testimonies, prayer requests, gifts of the spirit, words of encouragement, prayers, etc., so no one steals the show and the spotlight … Continue reading

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