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2 types of Christianity: Minimalanity & Maxianity

Minimalanity is a very common type of Christianity. It is “an approach to Christianity that tries to discover the least Christian someone can be an still go to Heaven.” Maxianity is a rare form of Christianity. It is “an approach … Continue reading

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A head full of theology can be spiritually dead

Christian spiritual formationRequires inner transformation,Not just biblical information. Learning doctrine in our head, we can still be spiritually dead. We need to let God’s fire continually burn in our heart! Christians can be taught by Jesus — instructed directly by … Continue reading

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Christ-centered exuberance is the biblical norm

Exuberance isn’t an extraordinary expression of Christianity. It’s the biblical norm for following Jesus. Tidy Christianity tends to quench the Holy Spirit. Christianity in the Bible isn’t organized, formalized, or intellectualized. You don’t work up genuine love for Jesus. When … Continue reading

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Did Jesus say, “Don’t tread on Me?”

Jesus could have said, “Don’t tread on Me!” He could have called Angels to overthrow Rome And the religious leaders Who wanted Him dead. Instead He was led away, To die on the cross For you and for me. Today … Continue reading

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Have you heard beyond “heard immunity”?

The Resurrection means That Jesus can be More than heard about. He can be heard! Listen to Him. The risenness and aliveness Of Jesus Christ in the present moment, Is far too often ignored, Even by Christians. When it comes … Continue reading

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Listening to Jesus on Easter Sunday

The Resurrection meansThat Jesus can beMore than heard about.He can be heard! Waking up Easter morning 2021, I sensed Jesus saying: “Listen, Steve. Hear My voice speaking within you with words, images, and impressions.” So I did. This is what … Continue reading

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The Sunday Christian audience is failing

To know the teachings of Christ, without the life of Christ thriving in and through you, is incomplete Christianity. The Sunday Christian audience isn’t getting the job done. There’s not much power in being religious spectators. There’s no place for … Continue reading

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Christian formality? Or flowing with Jesus?

Prayers that you allowTo spontaneously flow,With words from deep within,Will connect your heart with God. Let go and let God flowFrom deep within you.“Quench not the Spirit.” Like a river, the living Jesus will carry you where He’s going, but … Continue reading

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Jesus is eternal, but sermons aren’t supposed to be

I can’t find the idea in Scripture that meetings of the body of Christ, need to be built around a sermon. If Christians spent more time reading the Bible with an open heart, we wouldn’t feel such a need to … Continue reading

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Fight for your dependence by surrendering

To answer the Bible’s call to daily dependence on Jesus is to really live. If Jesus isn’t working in and thru you, you’re not experiencing what He wants you to. If you don’t focus on Jesus, you won’t be able … Continue reading

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