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What The Church Can Learn From The Anabaptists

The following quotes are from the book, The Secret of the Strength–What Would the Anabaptists Tell This Generation? Why not read through them and see what the 21st Century Church can learn from the 16th Century Anabaptists? “The Spirit of Christ teaches … Continue reading

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Millennial Town

Millennial town Unmoved for 1,000 years, Longest continually inhabited Multi-family dwellings In the entire world; Sitting in a beautiful valley On both sides of a roaring river; Resisting terrorism For hundreds of years, Surviving disrespect, persecution, Abuse and genocide; Containing … Continue reading

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Santa Fe, NM Lives Up 2 It’s Name!

Santa Fe means Holy Faith in English. My wife and I discovered that Santa Fe, New Mexico lives up to its name! Our first morning in Santa Fe we went downtown and parked. The first thing we saw was a huge … Continue reading

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America’s City Named For Trusting Christ

Living during a time period that persistently promotes political correctness and considers the sincere mention of Christianity to be one of its few remaining taboos, perhaps we should think about the city named for trusting Christ — Santa Fe, New … Continue reading

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Church Restructured As An Xtreme Army by William & Catherine Booth

Xtreme sports are a recent invention; however Xtreme church has existed from time to time since the earliest Christ-followers were scattered out of Jerusalem, became extreme, and turned the world upside down. One example of Xtreme church began 150 years ago (this year/2015) … Continue reading

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Words Written In A Nashville House Fulfilled More Than A Century Later

These words from the 1880s were written by a man who in this Nashville house. They describe John Berry McFerrin’s experience with a non-traditional style church meeting as a young man in the 1830s. He wrote: “The meetings were greatly blessed.  … Continue reading

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The Secret 2 releasing the power of the 1st Century A.D. Christ-followers

NBC’s new miniseries, A.D.–The Bible Continues, airing on Sunday nights, is focusing attention on the early Christ-followers. Would those first Christ-followers recognize what we call “church”? Did the first Christians start recovery groups? –The first Christ-followers met in Christ-led recovery groups where they … Continue reading

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