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Description of a Spirit-led simple/organic/house church gathering #1

I've been involved in churches that had open participation and attempted to follow the Holy Spirit now for around 30 years!!  Over this time, a number of gatherings stand out.  Looking back,  they were when the Holy Spirit was clearly leading.  I'd like to describe a few of them for you. We started a church… Read More

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Facilitating a Spirit-led gathering: Idea #4

First Corinthians 2:16 says this:   For,    “Who can know the Lord’s thoughts?       Who knows enough to teach him?”    But we understand these things, for we have the mind of Christ. The body of Christ often has the mind of Christ.  It is not something that is experienced so much individually as corporately.  Together, we have… Read More

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Learning to follow the Holy Spirit with not-yet believers: Idea #3

We love to start with groups of people the majority of whom do not yet know Jesus.  Right from the start we have them talking about what God is doing in their lives (a concept know as prevenience–God is at work in the heart of the unbeliever before they know him) and praying, and we… Read More