Tag Archives: religion

Successful TV show shows open sharing in simple church

Two days after finishing the final edit of a new book I have written, Beyond Church: An Invitation To Experience The Lost Word Of The Bible, my wife and I were watching a TV series from the 90s. Suddenly there was … Continue reading

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Ekklesia eases the pain of being thrown under the church bus

A pretty red cup is no reason to throw Starbucks under the church bus! If you’ve ever Been thrown under The church bus, Ekklesia will Heal your hurts. Ekklesia puts People before programs, Love before liturgy, Relationships before religion, Christ … Continue reading

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Determined disciples vs. submissive spectators

Perhaps church could focus on developing determined disciples rather than on sustaining submissive spectators. Determined disciples overcome their issues, hang-ups, and addictions and transform the world around them through their obedience to the power and presence of Christ actively flowing … Continue reading

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What’s true Christianity?

True Christianity is More than a program. It’s the presence and power Of the Person who died and now lives! True Christianity is Not about listening to a man. It’s about listening to Christ in you And doing what He … Continue reading

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For a holy high–walk in the light!

To walk in the light is to be honest, real, and vulnerable. It is to take off our masks; to come out of hiding, and to let people see what’s really going on in our hearts. It is to open … Continue reading

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Which Jesus will help when hope is hiding?

When hope is hiding and hurt is having its way in your heart, hold on to Jesus and He will hold on to you! But which Jesus? * The historical Jesus (lived a long time ago) * The religious Jesus … Continue reading

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Good & Evil Personalities Battle For The Human Heart & Brain

Everyday we see good and evil all around us. And if we are honest we see both good and evil inside our own hearts. Some people say that good and evil are nothing but human judgments — names that we … Continue reading

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