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THE CHURCH: Sanitizing Christ

I wonder sometimes – albeit when I’m not in church – about all the colored threads that are so carefully woven into the fabric of the church.   978 more words


Shepherds of the Flock

June 23, 2014 – Sermon –  Joseph Howard

“I will also raise up shepherds over them and they will tend them; and they will not be afraid any longer, nor be terrified, nor will any be missing,” declares the LORD.”  Jeremiah 23:4… 9 more words

The Church

Nashville-based Singer/Songwriter Lance Herring to Guest on AVFOT Radio Program today at Noon CST

Lance Herring is a native Orlando and Nashville-based singer/songwriter, with a passion for people and an unbridled love for the ocean. This seasoned artist is beginning to break through and take his place on the music scene with his strong vocals and relevant lyrics. 159 more words

A Voice For Our Time

The Challenges of Living a Life FULLY given to Jesus Christ - A Voice from Pakistan

There’s little doubt that Christians in Middle East nations have a completely different set of challenges than those in the industrialized nations of the west. We all need food, shelter, and water, but our brothers and sisters in Islamic countries live in constant danger of losing their lives over one simple fact; they are Christian. 608 more words


Brain Dump - July 17, 2014

Once my schedule shifts into summer mode, I try to capture a variety of random ideas and thoughts into a weekly brain dump.



Was your church history was like mine? The primary message from all preaching and teaching was a self-improvement homework assignment to be started at the end of class, and continued after hours until you came back the next time the doors were open so you could find out what you missed. 613 more words

Spiritual Formation

WORSHIP: Place, by Doris Grumbach

From The Presence of Absence

Most of the faithful give evidence of their belief in public places.  For them, worship is a communal act carried out in a consecrated or holy place where ceremony is predetermined, and the actions and postures of the body – kneeling, bowing, standing, making symbolic signs – are prescribed, almost automatic, so many times in a lifetime have they been performed.   730 more words