Tag Archives: Millennials

There’s a whole lot of chexit going on!

For the past few decades, there has been a whole lot of Chexit going on in America and in other Western countries. Chexit is a word that I coined that was inspired by another coined word: Brexit. Brexit refers to … Continue reading

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Cold pans can’t cook (Cooking quotes)

Cold pans can’t cook, can they? –Too often church services are like a cooking demonstration on an unplugged electric stove. There’s one person talking without any power. –Perhaps church services could cook up revival and spiritual awakening, by allowing ordinary … Continue reading

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Spiritual Leadership Doesn’t “Lord It Over”

Jesus came to establish spiritual leadership in His church that is based on humble example, godly character, and personal power; not on human control, institutional authority, or positional power. Jesus wants his leaders to facilitate His meetings, not to dominate … 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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Trending can B a Trap!

Trending can be a trap! When you cruise with the contemporary culture’s current you become a confused captive of its craziness. Know when 2 say “No,” and not go with the flow! “The man who follows the crowd will usually … Continue reading

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Look past the future into the Presence! YOLO!

A present for your future: Give your future a present. Leave your past in the past. Look past the future into the Presence! YOLO! Do you have time?

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Nashville & The Coming Move Of God

The public forums in America and the Western world have been all but swept clean of references to God, faith, and religion.  Many are ready to label America and the West as post-Christian.  But don’t play taps yet.  God is … Continue reading

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Churches Are Shrinking–Is Christianity Fading Away Or Will It Come Roaring Back In A Creative Way?

In the Western world churches are shrinking.  A new survey by the Pew Research Center shows that Millennials (American’s in their twenties) are increasingly turning away from religion.  More and more writers and experts are saying that America is now … Continue reading

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New Poll Shows More Millennials Doubt God

A new poll by the Pew Research Center has found that doubts about the existence of God have increased by 15 points during the past 5 years among Millennials, Americans 30 and under.  Here’s a link to the survey: http://www.pewforum.org/Age/Religion-Among-the-Millennials.aspxContinue reading

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