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Does Donald Trump need forgiveness?

Paul of Tarsus said: “For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwells no good thing.” (Romans 7:18) “All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:23) “Here is a trustworthy saying that … Continue reading

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Say what? A PC monopoly or BC Spirit-prompting?

Why not step out of political correctness* and into Beyond Church*? * PC is “saying what society says to say.” * BC is “saying what the Holy Spirit says to say.” Our 21st Century concept of PC was actually predicted … 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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“Built Jesus Tough” on the Rock that never rolls

Sometimes it’s not enough to be Built Ford Tough. We need to be Built Jesus Tough! Ekklesia: Jesus builds it rock-solid! It’s being built on the Rock that never rolls — set in stone — Built Jesus Tough! Religious foundations wobble. Pastors can … Continue reading

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Let’s go BC — beyond church

Johnny Hart, creator of the comic strip, BC, defined prayer as “allowing God to have His will in your life on His terms.” That’s also a great definition of going “BC–beyond church.” Church meetings are set up by the will and … Continue reading

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What’s Up With Hatred?

What’s up with all the hate, meanness, and cruelty? We see the results of human hatred and cruelty everywhere nowadays — from terrorized and bombed out Syrians desperately fleeing to Europe; to drive by shootings on America’s streets; to random … Continue reading

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Black Friday vs. Good Friday

To miss out on Black Friday is no big deal! –To miss out on Good Friday is to miss out on the greatest pardon in world history. (You won’t find the best deal on Black Friday. You find the best … Continue reading

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