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Fresh perspectives on the five-fold ministry gifts (APEST)

The concept of the five-fold ministry is based on a Scripture in Ephesians chapter four, that says that Jesus gave to His assembly, apostles, prophets, evangelists, shepherds (pastors), and teachers. Traditionally those concepts have been seen as special gifts (or … Continue reading

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Learn to hear the here-Jesus

Learn to hear the here-Jesus. You don’t need to go anywhere to hear the here-Jesus. Glory entered my heart, Inexpressible splendor And radiance. Then I began to read The writings of The first Christ-followers And realized that The life transformation … Continue reading

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House church? Change in church location is insignificant without a change in control

Christian history shows that church has left the ekklesia (the Spirit-led gatherings of the early Christ-followers). Organization gradually overrode the Spirit. Today, many Christians want to get away from tightly organized, institutional church services and experience more freedom and spontaneity. … Continue reading

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Which lives matter?

Broken hearts matter. They’re the hearts that are the most open to surrendering to the living Jesus. People who are sad matter. They’re the people who most need our compassion and comfort. People who continually let themselves be influenced by … Continue reading

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Which Americans have best lived up to the founding principles of American greatness?

Who should be honored as the greatest Americans? Those who most consistently lived by and applied the American ideals of “liberty and justice for all”! The greatest Americans: Boldly stood up for “liberty and justice for all,” not just for … Continue reading

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Daring to think about slavery

To act like the cruelty that a historical figured did doesn’t matter, is to say that the people he was cruel to didn’t matter. To boast in the good, but ignore (or hide) the bad behaviors of our forefathers is … Continue reading

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The complexion deception

The complexion deception is a popular misconception that says that skin color makes people different. The truth is, all humans are basically the same, but we have different faces so that people can tell us apart. In historyThe color of … Continue reading

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Manipulation is a sign of counterfeit Christianity

Manipulation is a sign of counterfeit Christianity. Coercive Christianity is aversive to voluntary surrender to the living Jesus Christ. The freedom to think creatively can never be taken away, but it’s often freely surrendered. Church, by its nature, is coercive. … Continue reading

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The CET approach to history — criticize the bad, embrace the good

People are divided about Critical Race Theory (CRT). CRT advocates want to criticize the bad things in history, while CRT opponents want to embrace the good things from the past. Perhaps there’s a more balanced approach. We need Critical/Embrace Theory. … Continue reading

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I love to be around misfit Christ-followers who daily walk with Jesus outside of religious boxes.

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