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Kingdom Women

Both male and female

Floyd McClung has┬áreached out to the women God brought across his path and championed them in their callings. For more than 20 years, he and his wife, Sally, have discipled women who are now making a difference in the nations. Floyd contributed a chapter to The Black Swan Effect: A response to gender hierarchy in… Read More

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Simple/organic church

Do simple/organic churches need a “covering”?

Here’s the idea: everyone needs covering–a kind of spiritual protection against the storms of life. If someone moves out from under covering, (as in leaving a particular church, or more specifically a particular leader), they somehow become vulnerable to demonic attack and are likely to end up with all kinds of problems. House churches are… Read More

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Kingdom Women

Contested territory

Some time ago, I watched a fascinating video by Lance Wallnau called Piercing the Veil. Here’s what I understand to be his basic concept. “Once you reach critical mass on a revelation, everyone gets access easily to what was once contested territory.” Up until recently, the idea of women co-laboring alongside men equally has been… Read More

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House church

7 shifts towards organic

Many churches are looking to become increasingly relevant to the society around them by shifting to a more organic form of church. Photo credit: Michael | Ruiz (Creative Commons) Here are some of the shifts toward organic: We’re moving from being building and event focused to lifestyle and family focused. Church is no longer an… Read More

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Church planting Simple Church

Power tools for church planting

This is a break in my series on Luke 10.  I will get back to this passage in the next post!   When we first moved to this country, we had no means of making an income. (No one wanted to employ two unlicensed physicians).  So we became involved in a business that taught us… Read More