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What a broken toe taught me about the body of Christ

For years, I felt very insignificant in the body of Christ. I’m just a shy Midwestern mama with a houseful of laundry and a mini-van full of goldfish crackers. 409 more words

Church

An inconvenient history for cessationism

In light of the controversy generated over John MacArthur’s recent polemic crusade against Charismatics and Pentecostals with His book and conference titled, “Strange Fire… 1,251 more words

Christianity

THIS JUST OUT: Billy Graham Does Not Have The "Gift Of Evangelism"!!!!

But, I have good news for you; neither do you.  That’s because there is no “Gift of Evangelism” so you don’t have to worry about it.  250 more words

Five Fold Ministry

Trusting God and using His unique gifts to us

For the body does not consist of one member but of many. If the foot should say, “Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body. 262 more words

Bible

God gives gifts and ministries for two reasons

“To each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.”
—1 Corinthians 12

John Piper, in a sermon, “Living in the Spirit and in the Body for the Common Good” 408 more words

Bible

Part of a Whole.

I read an article today about “How to survive with an intellectual faith in an emotional church.” The fact is brought up that many, many churches today place a lot of emphasis, whether intentionally or unintentionally, on showing a great amount of emotion in worship, but in the midst of this there are members of those churches who don’t always feel that emotional, fire-like response to music, song, or group prayer. 596 more words

Thoughts

Lesson 1 – In Christ

Lesson 1 – Ephesians 1: 1-14
Richly blessed in Christ Jesus

In Christ

Ephesians presents a single logical argument for who we are and should be as Christians; but it dispenses with the long preliminary case for God’s plan of redemption that takes up about half of Romans. 535 more words

Ephesians