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Things I Heard In Church: Without Relationships, You Can’t Realize Your Gifts

From my notes on yesterday’s excellent teaching by Curtis Zeigler. Without relationships, you can’t realize the gifts of the Spirit. The gifts of the Spirit can’t be exercised in isolation. If you study the gifts of the Spirit anywhere they’re… Read More

Francis Chan On What The Word Church Really Means (And What It Means To Be A Christ Follower)

Francis Chan On What The Word Church Really Means (And What It Means To Be A Christ Follower) I really, really, really, really, really… really–hope you’ll watch this video. BASIC.Follow Jesus from David C Cook on Vimeo.

Things I Heard In Church: “Can you believe what Comcast did to me?”

Referring to the synagogue ruler who was indignant because Jesus healed on the Sabbath: “The NIV says that he is indignant. The word in Greek means like: really super annoyed. He’s an angry elf. He’s a super annoyed… Read More

Things I Heard In Church: “In Those Days There Was No COSTCO, There Was Get In Your BOATCO And Go FISHINGCO”

Things I Heard In Church: “In those days there was no COSTCO, there was get in your BOATCO and go FISHINGCO.” Matt Bowen speaking on Jesus’ teaching encouraging us to not be anxious. From Matt Bowen’s teaching, Without… Read More

Church: If the earliest Christ followers didn’t do church the way we do today, why should I?

To Go Or Not To Go? I had lunch with a twenty-something and thirty-something today. These two men happen to be two of my favorite people on planet earth. We had a great time together. Toward the end of our… Read More

How A Lack Of Love Can Crush Your Spirit (And what that has to do with the San Francisco Giants’ run to the World Series)

A Giant Difference Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down, But a good word makes it glad. Proverbs 12:25 Continuing our series on suffering we see in this proverb another cause of a crushed spirit. What we… Read More