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Maybe church gets the altar call & the call to worship backwards!

Christianity’s greatest ministry resources are ordinary people, not just ordained ministers. All Christ followers are called to let God transform us from within & make us like Jesus. Christ came not just to get you into Heaven, but also to … Continue reading

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Church bulletin or blank piece of paper?

Church is based on an order of worship. That prearranged order of worship is often printed on a program and passed out to people as they prepare to sit for its presentation. Ekklesia is a gathering built on everyday people … Continue reading

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Who should determine the “order of worship”?

Who is qualified To determine the “Order of worship” When Christ-followers meet? The Bible says Only the Holy Spirit: “No one knows the thoughts of God Except the Spirit of God.” (1 Corinthians 2:11) “Those who are led By the … Continue reading

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Presenting God’s Presence–Putting the living Christ on the podium!

A simple script for an amazing church service: –“Please welcome our speaker, the living, resurrected Jesus Christ!” (Applause, then one person after another stands up and talks freely from the heart as they are internally prompted by Jesus.) Have we … Continue reading

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Formal Order Of Worship For First Pentecost

Order Of Worship For First Pentecost (If They Had One) Welcome & Announcements Days Of Ongoing Prayer Sudden Interruption By Sound Of Violent Wind Flames Of Fire Falling From The Ceiling On Everybody Everybody Rises And Speaks Different Languages Time … Continue reading

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If we allowed the living God to do whatever He wants to do (this is called the kingdom of God) would He change the way we do church meetings or would He simply stick with the routine of our bulletin, “order of worship,” and program?

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