Monthly Archives: August 2012

Being Church 24/7

Being Church 24/7, by Molong Nacua Jesus never intended for Christianity to become a religious sect. He did however want His followers to follow His footsteps in how He lived life, as designed by God, on this earth. Watching what … Continue reading

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Out-Of-Church Christians

When Christians Quit Church by Andy Butcher, Charisma Mag. http://www.charismamag.com/site-archives/146-covers/cover-story/1477-when-christians-quit-church- The “Out of Church” Christians by Andrew Strom (NZ) Why are tens of thousands of devoted Christians leaving the churches? Is it a ‘movement’? What is causing this world-wide phenomenon? http://homepages.ihug.co.nz/~revival/00-Out-Of-Church.html http://homepages.ihug.co.nz/~revival/out-of2.html A … Continue reading

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Open Church – Books Worth Reading

The Open Church by James Rutz The goal is to enable everyone to be a participant, not just a spectator. The church can quickly be restored to everyone because, contrary to popular belief, laypersons are eager to share their hearts, … Continue reading

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Do not let yourselves be burdened again

It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. ~ Galatians 5:1 Sometimes we make rules when none are needed. Choosing to live … Continue reading

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Old Wineskins

… “What’s wrong with institutions as a context for missional community? … The problem is not a “people-issue”; it is a “system-issue”. Too often, the modern church depends on institutional systems that askew our foundational dependence on the Lord Himself; … Continue reading

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Do not dwell on the past

Isaiah 43:  18 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. 19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland. … Continue reading

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Telling the Jesus Story

If James Cameron can spend $500 million, invent a new camera and new 3D techniques in order to produce the most visually stunning film ever recorded, and you can’t remember a single character’s name, do you really think your ‘church’ … Continue reading

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