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Who can conduct a revival — a spiritual awakening?

A preacher can conduct a church service, but only God can conduct a revival — a spiritual awakening. In a church service a preacher follows a program. In a spiritual awakening people surrender to the living God. In Acts chapter … Continue reading

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The devil likes to gag Christians (and church sometimes helps).

Does the devil want Christians to be quiet about their faith? Is the way church is usually conducted a factor in helping keep people silent about their love for Jesus? What if Christians were ungagged and trained to spontaneously talk … Continue reading

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Thoughts to help you get radical

I met Christ in the Spirit-led atmosphere of the Jesus Movement and never adapted to programmed, preacher controlled meetings. That’s one reason I think differently than institutional religion does. I find a religionized Jesus to be tame, benign, and boring, … Continue reading

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Lay it on the line!

How can we let God change us if we won’t even let Him change the church program? Take a risk like the chicken who went halfway across the road to lay it on the line. Lay your all on the line … Continue reading

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The vibrance of spiritually spontaneous Christianity

When Spirit-filled Christianity stops allowing spontaneity and succumbs to structure and systemization it soon gets stale. When every faithful Christ-follower is recognized as a priest of the living God, Christianity will be revolutionized! God’s voice, heard without ears, but with your … Continue reading

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ONE talkin’ ’bout ONE . . .

The book, ONE, actually talks about itself. But what does it say? Here are some quotations: “What is highlighted in this book is not just a vision. There are many practical actions that need to be taken in order to … Continue reading

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Dear Salvation Army: We need God’s fire more than ever!

Back in the day when The Salvation Army was young and was spreading the power, love, and presence of the living God around the world, General William Booth wrote a song that passionately cried out for God to send His … Continue reading

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