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Tag Archives: church
Caution – I am full of IT!
Kingdom Principle: The Church is full of the Spirit, or it’s not the body of Christ. The church is not to be full of themselves. Genesis 11:1-9 Psalm 104:24-34, 35b Romans 8:14-17 Acts 2:1-21 John 14:8-17, (25-27) When I am … Continue reading
Posted in Easter, Year C Tagged Baptism in Spirit, church, Holy Spirit, Identity, Roots of Holy Spirit 2 Comments
Love songs – Do you have a favorite?
Kingdom Principle: Kingdom Servants enjoy peace & prosperity as a way of life. Kingdom Servants – Fulfill their Purpose of Love Proverbs 31:10-31 Psalm 1 James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a, Mark 9:30-37 There are so many love songs and songs about love. … Continue reading
Posted in After Pentecost, Year B Tagged church, Ecstacy, Fecundity, Intimacy, Love, Peace, Prosperity, proverbs 31, wife 2 Comments
God-sized-hope. Perfection Guaranteed.
Kingdom Principle: Kingdom Servants – know what to do, when to do it, and how to do it. Kingdom Servants follow a plan of Hope Proverbs 1:20-33 Psalm 19 James 3:1-12 Mark 8:27-38 I often hear when Christians lamenting, “I … Continue reading
Posted in 9/4/11 Tagged church, evil, Hope, promise, Purpose, Righteousness, transformed community, Wisdom 5 Comments
10 reasons Christians don’t change the world
Kingdom Principle: Good works first require God working in you. Acts 4:5-12 Psalm 23 1 John 3:16-24 John 10:11-18 These are the top 10 reasons (excuses) I have heard as to why Christians don’t serve in various capacities. These reasons … Continue reading
Posted in Easter, Year B Tagged church, Compassion, Good Work, Intimacy, Obedience, servantleadership 7 Comments
The Bride’s Buttress is Huge
Kingdom Principle: The Church is set apart in its Fellowship, for the sake of transformation. Transformation is the invitation to the world to join in the fellowship of the Church. Acts 3:12-19 Psalm 4 1 John 3:1-7 Luke 24:36b-48 The … Continue reading
Posted in Easter, Year B Tagged Body, church, Fear, fellowship, Intimacy, paradigm 3 Comments
Mirror, Mirror on the wall- Shut-Up!
Kingdom Principle: Relationships reveal our transformation and purpose. There is no right answer to advance the Kingdom – just righteous relationships Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 Psalm 78:1-7 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Matthew 25:1-13 In Snow white, the jealous queen asks the magic … Continue reading
Posted in After Pentecost, Year A Tagged church, Listening, Mission, Parenting, Purpose, relationships, transformation 9 Comments
Vision Casting vs. Vision Catching
Kingdom Principle: The Revelation of the King is the means of Reconciliation of his People. The King is concerned with Process & Possibilities not Problems and Products. Genesis 32:22-31 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 Romans 9:1-5 6-16 Matthew 14:13-21 There has been … Continue reading
Posted in After Pentecost, Year A Tagged church, Prayer, reconcilation, revelation, vision 3 Comments
Super Human vs. Super Heroes
Kingdom Principle: Spiritual Unity precedes Spiritual Diversity, both are a work of Spiritual Power. The church is Gifted for Diversity, Graced for Unity *Acts 2:1-21 & Numbers 11:24-30 Psalm 104:24-34, 35b 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 John 7:37-39 In my life there … Continue reading
Posted in Easter, Year A Tagged Baptism of Holy Spirit, church, diversity, Identity, Roots of Holy Spirit, Spiritual gifts, unity 13 Comments
The walking dead
Kingdom Principle: Maturity begins with Martyrdom. The Path of Life is marked with maturity, but martyrs don’t get mansions in heaven. Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 The church begins as a rock garden which is … Continue reading