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Some Greatest Showman Soundtrack Quotes & Ekklesia!

The Other Side from The Greatest Showman Soundtrack expresses how I feel about ekklesia: “Trade that typical For something colorful And if it’s crazy live a little crazy You can play it sensible A king of conventional Or you can … Continue reading

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Questioning Christ-followers — are we family?

When Christians meet & practice encouraging each other, their confidence grows and soon they’re encouraging folks everywhere they go. I love it when a group of people lets the Holy Spirit flow like music & carry them in His current. Let the … Continue reading

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Dear Salvation Army: We need God’s fire more than ever!

Back in the day when The Salvation Army was young and was spreading the power, love, and presence of the living God around the world, General William Booth wrote a song that passionately cried out for God to send His … Continue reading

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We cry out to dry bones, “Come alive!”

Church is no place for passivity! Biblically it’s a gathering for interactive, Christ-led involvement. (See 1 Corinthians 14:26 and http://amzn.to/2dvrvlz.) Far too many people believe that occasionally attending a highly structured and tightly controlled church service is Christianity. However, the 50+ … Continue reading

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Church programs or ekklesia fire?

Question: What would happen if church meetings were built on people stepping out in faith and sharing from their heart — instead of being built on people passively watching a highly programmed presentation? Answer: God’s fire would fall and His … Continue reading

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Singin’ A New Song In Music City

A song is a sequence of many notes — not one solitary note playing over and over again. –In the New Testament, the body of Christ is not one person speaking over and over again; but many members ministering to … Continue reading

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One note don’t make a song . . .

You don’t have a song when only one note on a keyboard is repeated over and over and all the other notes are kept silent. You have no tune, no melody, no harmony — nothing but a monotone. –So how … Continue reading

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When your heart sings . . .

When your heart sings It’s more than mere words. It’s nonverbal joy, Waves of delight And wonderful insight, Breaking beyond words. A singing heart is An inner flow of celebration, A spring of living water, Dancing up from deep within, Releasing … Continue reading

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CMA, Bonnaroo, & You!

–The CMA Festival made a huge racket for Country Music. Bonnaroo made a huge racket for Rock/Pop. Perhaps it is time to make a huge rackeT for Christ! (I spell it with a capital T to represent the cross of … Continue reading

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I C God N U! (I am totally convinced that Christ is alive and real and living in people today!)

Christ is as real and as close to me as my own consciousness. Even though I can’t “prove” that I am conscious or that Christ is real through a science experiment; I am totally convinced of the reality of both! … Continue reading

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