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When God steps out into the open

People can hide from God in church, however, ekklesia brings God out into the open. Ekklesia is an adventure of the spiritual kind. It’s never the same, always exciting, and deeply moving. If you need some excitement in your life, you … Continue reading

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When church is so-so, perhaps it’s time to sew-sow

If you find church to be so-so; maybe you need to go beyond church and sew-sow. Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible–Ekklesia sews biblical truth and practical advice together in a warm, friendly, easy to … Continue reading

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Beyond a church program into waiting on God’s presence

What if “wait upon the Lord” Literally means to set aside Our church programs, plans, and agendas, And for all present to wait and listen Until the living God, Himself, Tells someone to say or do something? “But they that … Continue reading

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Emmanuel’s Ekklesia (ἐκκλησία) Experience

Here’s a short poem about how to experience ancient Greek ἐκκλησία in the 21st Century: –Emmanuel’s Ekklesia Experience– Come together. Listen to the Spirit, God with us, Speak in your heart. Let those who hear Share what they heard. Behold the … Continue reading

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How many fingers (members) should you (your church) use?

If a person only uses one finger and all the rest are kept frozen in place; the things that person can do will be very limited. That person will not live up to his/her possibilities. If a church service only uses … Continue reading

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New Book Full Of Salvation Army History & Quotes

Major Stephen Court says in the foreword: “What would happen if we burst out of the conventional church paradigm? What would happen if we decided to live our lives, fight our salvation warfare, serve our King of Kings, within a … Continue reading

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O Come Emmanuel To Ekklesia

O come, Emmanuel! If God is with us When we gather in His name, Why don’t we allow Him To lead us beyond church And quicken His people To minister to one another, Instead of relying on Our own control and … Continue reading

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