Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

What is Your Foundation?

What if you came to the conclusion that the Bible is unreliable? How would such knowledge impact your relationship with God? The way you answer that question may identify the foundation of your faith. Although most Christians would agree that … Continue reading

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This Year: What to Expect

On New Years Day people who write blogs are sometimes expected to come up with something deep and/or prophetic for the year ahead. I decided to wait until the first couple weeks of 2015 were past and then post something … Continue reading

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Church: Not of this World

Many forward looking Christians are longing for the revelation of what true church should be and what it would look like in its ideal form. They want a practical description from which they can create a model that would insure … Continue reading

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Immeasurable Love

During the years I spent running an institutional “church” there was always a major goal supported by secondary ones to keep me pressing forward. I had personal “spiritual” development goals, goals for the church, the city and “revival”. There were … Continue reading

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New Wineskins, Old Wine

The tendency to define and categorize spiritual truth stems from a purely humanistic need to control. Potentially transformative spiritual understanding can only be grasped through the agency of the Spirit of Christ. It is then lived out through an experiential … Continue reading

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Playing Church

Lately it seems that Christian thinkers are becoming increasingly obsessed with the need to know what church should look like and how it relates to extraneous assumptions about God. Whenever the effort to understand the essence and function of “church” … Continue reading

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Building Blind*

Just about everyone from casual ‘church’ attendees to those regarded as church statesmen would agree that what most people call church today is in serious trouble. There is no need to review the long and familiar list of alarming statistics … Continue reading

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Programmed or Spirit Led?

“What? Are you telling me you actually heard God speak to you?!”  That was the response of one Christian to a casual comment made by a friend of mine the other day when chatting about discerning God’s will. My friend … Continue reading

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On What Do You Stand?

What if you discovered that the Bible is so full of errors that you can no longer be sure of which passages between its covers is truth you can count on? How would that impact your relationship with God? Or … Continue reading

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Let the Wind Blow

What if Christians actually lived according to what Jesus told Nicodemus the Pharisee who wanted to know what he meant about being born again? It would blow away the entire foundation on which religion is built. “The wind blows wherever … Continue reading

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