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What we call church (may be off base)

Love can’t be limitedTo hearing sermonsAbout God’s love.It must be livedIn the heart-felt unityOf Jesus-focused community. The human longingFor belongingIsn’t satisfiedBy the weekly gongingOf a sermon. An hour or twoSitting thruChurch servicesWon’t glueHearts togetherIn community Calling something a church doesn’t … Continue reading

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The body of Christ needs no church name

The body of ChristIsn’t recognizedBy the name of a churchBut by supernatural love. Anybody canTalk to Jesus,Anywhere and anytime.You don’t needA preacherOr a churchTo pray. There’s only oneGroup of Christians,The body of Christ,Scattered thru the world. Grace:The body of ChristIsn’t … Continue reading

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Is church like a parked bus?

Too often, church is like a parked bus. You get on and take a seat. An hour later, you get off at the same place you got on. Rather than the celebration of the living Jesus, church has too often … Continue reading

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