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“God talks” or “God talks”? (“Talks” as a noun or as a verb?)

What if Jesus intended church to be a community of loving believers, instead of a series of weekly lectures?  What if instead of listening to a man’s sermonic God talks, church was originally designed by Jesus for you to listen … Continue reading

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Hearing God’s Voice Made Me An Agnostic

I believed that I was a believer when I was an unbeliever.  What I thought I knew about God and about Christ (doctrines that I had been taught as a passive listener); I didn’t really know. So how do you … Continue reading

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Guts & Glory In Spiritual Growth — Path, Rocks, Thorns, Fertile Ground

Spiritual growth is not for sissies.  It takes great guts to grow in God.  Not everybody has the courage, strength, and endurance to do it.  Jesus told a parable about a path, rocks, thorns, and fertile ground that illustrates the … Continue reading

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