Category Archives: Pentecost

The Holy Spirit is fiery (not recommended for casual Christians)

The Holy Spirit is fiery. He came with flames of fire at Pentecost. When not quenched, He burns in human hearts. He disturbs casual, lukewarm Christianity. Thus, He’s not welcome and His leadership isn’t wanted or appreciated in most religious … Continue reading

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Blowing in the wind of ekklesia

The First Spirit-Led, Christ-Centered Town Hall Meeting (Ekklesia) Was Windy! The sound of mighty rushing windSpread visible spiritual fireTo all of Jesus’ gathered disciplesOpening their mouthsWith supernatural wordsAnd giving them boldnessTo hit the streetsRejoicing withThe living JesusSo that peopleFrom around … Continue reading

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Every day is Holy Spirit Day (Pentecost)

Pentecost was a Jewish feast day,A religious holidayCelebrated once a year,But when God’s Spirit camePentecost became a wayOf living every single dayOverflowing from withinWith God’s presence and powerWhile saying and doingWhatever the Spirit does say. May God meltThe chillIn Christian … Continue reading

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Pentecost & Spirit-flow

PentecostIsn’t a specialSunday service.It’s Spirit-flow,Rivers that runIn and throughUnblocked human heartsAnd continually spill overAs the beautiful attitudesOf the fruit of the SpiritAnd the awe-filled wonderOf God’s supernatural gifts.Jesus paid the costFor the SpiritTo flow through youEvery moment of every day!“Quench … Continue reading

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Thoughts about talking in tongues

Speaking in tongues releases the living flow of the Holy Spirit surging through your heart and out of your lips There’s nothing like it! The mind tends to limit God, but speaking in tongues lets Him freely flow from deep … 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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Icons transport me beyond church

Icons in my favorite church building transport me beyond church. It’s an Orthodox church near Franklin, Tennessee. Icons are images dedicated, set apart, and anointed to reflect the glory of the living, resurrected Jesus Christ. Icons, unlike ordinary religious art, … Continue reading

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Let’s Be Boundless!

Boundless worship gatherings are not bound by human control, leaders’ agendas, religious programs, or church traditions. They are unbounded and free to follow the direct leadership of the living, resurrected Jesus Christ and to flow wherever He may take them. … Continue reading

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What Kind Of God Do We Need?

We desperately need a living, active, present God! –A God who isn’t bound to a program run by a man. –A God who can speak through anybody He chooses, not just through those with religious position, power, or authority. –A … Continue reading

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Done, undone, or not done?

Done, undone, or not done? Pentecost is called “the birthday of the church.” It was when the Holy Spirit came to the early church in mighty power. So how’s it going in the 21st Century? –Has the contemporary church replaced … Continue reading

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