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The joy of being a Jesus-first person

When the risen Jesus is priority one, it clearly shines through what a person says and does. Jesus-first people keep Jesus always on their mind and overflowing from their heart. They are so filled with joy and excitement about what … Continue reading

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You’ve got ’em (thoughts from God)

Thoughts from God aren’t hidden from you. When you don’t notice them, it’s because you’re hiding from them. If you begin to notice and focus on thoughts from God, you’ll begin to experience amazing new perspectives on life. Thoughts from … Continue reading

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Bubbles are distracting (and empty, too)

Bubble Voices If you let What’s said from without Make you doubt What your conscience Says within you, It will reroute Your life Downhill. Denial is an ongoing series of bubbles (designed to hide the truth). Reality continually pops them. … Continue reading

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Christian unbelief in the resurrection of Jesus

Religious ceremonyWithout living testimonyIs like eatingPlain macaroni. A lack of believe that Jesus is alive, present, and speaking to them, causes Christians to rely on religion, ceremony, and sermons. Pure water and pure thoughts are more refreshing than murky ones. … Continue reading

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This is American history, not CRT

Attempting to take a broad and honest look at history and its impact on the present, is research, not Critical Race Theory. American history is a peculiar mixture of idyllic freedom for some and unjust, lifelong bondage for others. Both … Continue reading

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Black lives didn’t matter when . . .

Many people want to ignore, hide, or deny the fact that Black lives didn’t matter in much of America’s history. However, ignoring and/or justifying racism in the past or present is divisive. Here are a few historical facts. Black lives … Continue reading

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Spiritual drought should not be what church is about

A living water droughtWill drown your heartIn doubtUnless Jesus’ riversAre allowed to flow out. When the songs are sungAnd the sermon’s done,How much do youFlow with God’s Son? Anything less than daily hearing and obeying the living Jesus falls short … 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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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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I love to be around misfit Christ-followers who daily walk with Jesus outside of religious boxes.

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