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Called to be disciples, not dependents!

Jesus never said to make dependents. He said to make disciples! The one who controls the mic controls the church service. Why not let Jesus control the mic? If a church opened the mic for Jesus to prompt people to … Continue reading

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An Amazing Salvation Army Open Mic Retreat

I’m in awe at what I saw as about 50 people gathered around an open mic at The Salvation Army’s Camp Paradise Valley on Dale Hollow Lake in rural Southern Kentucky for the 7th Annual Kentucky/Tennessee Division Prayer & Fasting … Continue reading

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Why not schedule a “Jesus 12” in your church service?

Why not schedule a “Jesus 12” in your church program? –A “Jesus 12” is 12 unprogrammed minutes during a church service where the living, resurrected Jesus is allowed to be the leader and people are free to go to an … Continue reading

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Open Mic Sunday — A Church Experiment

Here is a wonderful experiment any church can try: Take just one Sunday and instead of having preaching, have an open mic service. Let anybody present share what God puts on their heart. If you have never experienced an open … Continue reading

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Thoughts & Quotes — Church Outside The Box

An open mic in church opens hearts, and allows the Holy Spirit to speak through anyone present. If the outcome hasn’t been planned ahead of time, church has all the anticipation and excitement of a championship sporting event! When we … Continue reading

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