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10 principles which could transform your church practices – permanently Over the past 15 years or so, my husband and I have been on a journey to find better ways to do church – ways that engage, equip and empower God’s people. We’ve tried to condense some of the “big ideas” we’ve learned over … Continue reading

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Bible Study – Lord’s Church

A Bible Study on Important Issues Regarding Our Lord’s Church 1. Question – Where do we find out God’s plan for His Church? Answer – The Bible, especially the New Testament – 2 Timothy 3:16-17. 2. Q – How … Continue reading

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Frank Viola + Organic Church

Frank Viola has quoted this article, “The Coming Evangelical Collapse” by Michael Spencer,  March 10, 2009 : 2009/0310/p09s01-coop.html We are on the verge – within 10 years – of a major collapse of evangelical Christianity. … But they will soon be … Continue reading

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Grace + Parenting That Sets Us Free

Fear-Driven Parenting and the Grace That Sets Us Free Quote from a homeschooling MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) mother: I want my kids to know and love Jesus, not a system or a religion. I want them to be freed from performance-based Christianity, … Continue reading

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‘Gathering Together’ Bible Verses

Matthew 16:16-18 ESV Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven. And I … Continue reading

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Who Moved My Cheese?

“Who Moved My Cheese?” book by Spencer Johnson, with Kenneth Blanchard. [Dewey 158.1 JOH] for teens 155.24 pdf summary : Book Full Text : Outline: Video trailer (2m) : Video Summary – The Handwriting on the Wall, Robert Sith (2m23) … Continue reading

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Seeking Real Life

Instead of the four spiritual laws to tell people about Jesus, try James’ Choung’s four circles: Damaged by Evil Designed for Good Restored for Better Sent Together to Heal * * * – explains the Big Story  

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