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In the Bible is a church meeting a showcase for one man’s ministry or an interactive Christ-centered community?

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Discovery Church — Continually Discovering God & His Ways

Perhaps church should create a discovery environment, where people make ongoing discoveries about God, themselves, other people, love, joy, and truth.  Maybe we should move beyond precise explanations by an expert that take away our desire for discovery. Church is … Continue reading

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To walk transparent in the light with others and thereby behold the glory of the living God present and working in their hearts and lives — is church.

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What is church? 1) A place where people passively sit in chairs? Or 2) A gathering where everyone shares? (See the Bible’s answer @ I Corinthians 14:26.)

Here’s a one question quiz:  What is church? 1) A place where people passively sit in chairs? Or 2) A gathering where everyone shares? (See the Bible’s answer @ I Corinthians 14:26.) I want to be a Christianitypreneur (I made … Continue reading

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Christianity — Costly Calling? Or Creed, Chain-Of-Command, Culture, Corporation?

Some people nowadays are asking, What is Christianity? What is church? Good questions! If you seriously read the Book of Acts, the Biblical record of the early church’s experience and impact, it is obvious that our present day presentations of … Continue reading

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Are We Missusing The Word “Church”

Our society has a big problem. Few people have ever asked the question: What is church?  Are we missusing the word church? We think we know what church is so we don’t ask. “Here’s the church and here’s the steeple. Open it … Continue reading

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