Relationships and the City Church Concept
Aug28

Relationships and the City Church Concept

In church, as in all things relationship trumps geography or in this case, the city church concept. This could be a small business success white paper or this could be a marriage and dating advice column the answer would still be the same. Relationship will always trump geography. Everyday people drive past many restaurants to get to the one where the waitress treats them right. Likewise, when a Navy wife is in love and her husband...

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7 Levels of Church Relationships
Aug22

7 Levels of Church Relationships

Relationships created and formed by the love of God and established and maintained in the unity of the Spirit, are the pillars of the Church the Lord is building today. As the Lord continues to shake everything that can be shaken in the 21st century, we are coming to realize that nothing but love will remain. “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that...

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Church Services, Meetings, and Gatherings
Jul29

Church Services, Meetings, and Gatherings

Until we deal directly with issues like the difference between church services, meetings and gatherings the organized traditional systems will pass us off as a fad. We are all in agreement that Father God is transitioning His church for optimal effectiveness and impact in this darkened world. The problem comes when we make adjustments to how we do things without knowing where or why the Lord is moving us. Needless to say, for many it...

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In Search of Organic Church Life
Feb26

In Search of Organic Church Life

I am aware that the majority of the church world is in La-La Land and that this article is going to be understood by a very small portion of the Christian population. There is still a need to caution God’s people. I believe every true believer whether they know it or not is in search of organic church life. At the same time, sadly avoiding organic church institutionalism is no easy thing. Nonetheless, I salute all my brothers...

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Understanding Unchurched Christians and why they are leaving the Church
Feb18

Understanding Unchurched Christians and why they are leaving the Church

I can’t do a better job of defining the current term “leaving church” than Frank Viola so here is an excerpt from his article 10 Reasons Why I Left the Institutional Church & Sought the Ekklesia  A few words about “leaving church.” Virtually every time I catch wind of the phrase — “leaving church” — almost always, the person using the phrase never explains what he/she means by “church.” This is how I put it in Christianity in...

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