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Pastor at the wheel or all auto parts working together?

Church? The pastor at the wheel or all the auto parts working together to follow the Spirit? When Christianity is dry and boring, that’s the brakes. Let’s take the brakes off of Jesus. We park our cars in the church … Continue reading

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The Magnificence of Mutual Ministry

Mutual ministry is the shared, non-hierarchical, back and forth (one to another) ministry between the people in a church.  It’s a beautiful thing to behold, but it is very rare, almost unknown. However, mutual ministry is biblical.  The New Testament … Continue reading

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Mutual Ministry — Church On Fire

2 ways 2 do church . . . 1) Professional parson / 2) Mutual ministry: 1) A professional parson preaches to passive persons. 2) A group of people listens to, serves, and ministers to one another. When a church freely … Continue reading

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