Category Archives: Heaven on earth

A vision for the Church – Part Two

We looked at the scriptural foundation for the Church in part one.  We learned that the Church Jesus is building is God’s answer to His own question, “Who will build a house for Me?” We are His dwelling place where … Continue reading

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A vision for the Church – Part One

What do we mean by “Church”? What is the Church? Do we “go to church” or are we the Church…or both? In this two-part series, I would like to lay out the vision of the Church from Scripture and show … Continue reading

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The foundation of my life

Last February, I posted this song, “I Will Build My Life” by Housefires. You can read about what I said here. As it was then, my life is not built on making the best argument for God, or having to … Continue reading

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Arise and shine, our light has come!

I want to show a worship video that prophetically speaks to us as the people of God. He is waking hearts to life. We’ve been awakened by His furious love. No more religious orphans not knowing who we are, hoping … Continue reading

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The Undones

We’ve heard a lot about the growing number of “nones” and “dones” in America, but what about the undones? Who are the “undones?” They are those whose hearts are captured by Love, caught up in the mystery and wonder and … Continue reading

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True worship is a response to God

True worship is a response to God. It’s never coerced or required or any other such silly thing that some suppose. As Jesus told the Pharisees, if we didn’t praise Him the very rocks would cry out. Dutiful service is … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Subversive Kingdom – Part Thirteen

God is, first and foremost, about relationship. There has never been a time when God was alone, nor has He ever done anything alone. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was … Continue reading

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