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Parts – Me a Prophet? (Part 2)

  When we hear the word ‘prophet’ we think immediately of the Old Testament characters who would walk up to a wicked king and say, ‘Thus saith the Lord …” and foretell his demise and destruction of his kingdom. These were powerful figures who spoke powerfully for God. If they spoke something and it didn’t […]

InGod's Kingdom, parts are not just parts ... they're essential to his whole plan!

Sum Of the Parts … Part 1

  The average church congregation is multi-faceted! There are young, old, men, women, children, teens and in-betweens. Some are of means, others would be of means if they only had the means! There are Democrats and Republicans, Independents and non-political. (And we don’t make one group sit by itself.) There are high tech people, low […]

It's time to stop fighting each other and begin working together ... for the Gospel's sake!

They’re Not Us!

    It’s almost always been ‘us’ versus them. Israel lived surrounded by ‘them’. But not content to list only heathen as ‘them’ we began to differentiate further The early church was made up of entirely of ‘us’…Jewish believers…until Peter ate with one of ‘them.’ Paul and his evangelistic party then turned their entire attention […]

God wants us to be childlike ... to believe beyond our imaginations!

Children Again

  “And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children,  you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 18:3 NIV   Jesus is not talking to children here … they’re already child-like. It’s we adults, who are apparently missing out on the unique characteristics of being children. And truth […]