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Lively spectacles or liturgical spectators

If Christianity doesn’t cause people to feel deeply and passionately about Jesus, it’s not the Christianity of the Bible. Jesus wants His people to be fired-up spectacles of His glory, not religious spectators of His story. Jesus promised His presence … Continue reading

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Exciting insights about “church” (reading Ephesians 5 & 6 as written to a group, not just to an individual)

Ephesians 5 says that the assembly of Christ-followers (church) “submits to Christ” as “the head.” I believe that Christ wants to literally, personally head-up every Christian gathering by inwardly promopting individuals to say & do what He tells them to. … Continue reading

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Religious thought or supernatural relevation?

Church focuses too much on religious explanations and not enough on ongoing interaction with the risen Jesus. Theology is religious thought. Revelation is direct perception of God. If we neglect to observe what the Lord is doing in our heart, … Continue reading

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Enough with theories about Christ; it’s time to demonstrate His presence!

“May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love.” –Paul of Tarsus (The Lord, not a preacher.) Biblical Christianity is built on awareness of and obedience to the presence of the living Jesus. When Christ is living and actively working … Continue reading

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Church should let imperfect people listen to God

Don’t look for a perfect church, but for a church where imperfect people are trusted to hear God, listened to and not just lectured.When church replaced the awe of God for the sound of a sermon, it became more about … Continue reading

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How many sermons must we hear?

How many sermons must Christians hear before they are allowed to say anything in church? Will there ever be enough? Since Christ came to set us free, why does church entangle us in human control and programs? Church tends to … Continue reading

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When it comes to the Holy Spirit, always choose ALLOW

Jesus is here now (live and in person) but often church acts like He’s long gone. If you’re a Christian, don’t act like Jesus is dead. Instead let His presence continually transform and inspire you. Sometimes it feels like church … Continue reading

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