Category Archives: Worship

Mission before Church??? Part 1

I did some research and found that there are several websites and blogs that promote the idea that Mission comes before Church. According to the dates, this way of thinking has been going on for some time. Many of these … Continue reading

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Marks Of A Greatest Commandments Church, #1

What is the First sign to look for? What is a sure mark of a Greatest Commands Church? It all starts with the Heart. Jesus said that the First and Greatest Commandment was to “Love the Lord your God with … Continue reading

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Great Commission Vs. Great Commandments Vs. Tithing

Ladies and Gentlemen! Welcome to the Main Event! These two passages (Great Commission and Great Commandments) work together. But unfortunately something seems to have shifted that has caused these two to be somewhat in competition for the primary focus of … Continue reading

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Did The Disciples Receive The Spirit 3 Times?

Wow! I’m really enjoying the emails and feedback I’m getting from the previous post “Believers, What Exactly Holds Your Foundation?”. Here are my responses: Question: Is the Spirit measurable? Answer. Let me begin by asking, Is faith measurable? “I say … Continue reading

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Believers, What Exactly Holds Your Foundation?

Tonight as I lay sleeping in bed, I was suddenly startled awake by a mental picture that came to my mind! Prior to bedtime I was meditating on the previous post,  Elementary School For New Believers (ESFNB).  I had been … Continue reading

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Elementary School For New Believers: Introduction

First of all, I find it interesting to learn that as of 8/28/11 there are “0” Google results for any of these terms in quotations: Elementary Teachings for New Disciples”, “Elementary Teachings for New Believers”, “Elementary Teachings for Believers”, “Elementary Teachings … Continue reading

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What Is Church???

The Background For This Discussion: We Are Stripping! I don’t know about you but our local church is in the midst of a great transition. We are an American mainline denominational church that has felt like Neo in the beginning … Continue reading

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Worship That Goes Beyond Obedience

Have We Sometimes Short-Circuited The Definition Of Worship? In the last post, Worship According To Jesus…What’s Missing?, we talked about how some define worship as love, adoration, passionate yearning, heartfelt devotion, etc. This is good; yet, when we look at … Continue reading

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Worship According To Jesus…What’s Missing?

The word “Worship” is often defined with synonyms like love, adoration, passionate yearning, heartfelt devotion, and so on. Love is what many of us think about when we describe worship. Many of our Worship Songs today reflect this way of … Continue reading

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