Random Thoughts

Jesus is among any group that gathers in his name. It is better that Jesus be in a hundred places among ten than in one place among a thousand.

A simple church must not be defined by what it is against, but what it is for, namely Jesus. Negativity will destroy a fellowship. If you have been wounded at another church, forgive.

There is only one church in your city. She may be in a house, in a coffee shop, or in a catheral. Encourage her wherever she is found.

The New Testament is not a policy manual or a record of revised statutes.

Leadership terms in the church are not titles, but descriptions; not ranks but roles. They are about function, not office.

Make room for all to speak. That includes men, women, and children.

OK, so you meet in a house. Big deal. Get over it and get on with it!

What will you do WHEN you don’t feel loved enough in your church fellowship?

What will you do WHEN a brother or sister tells you that you aren’t loving enough?

Many are called but few can stand it!

You can run but you can’t hide.

“Where do you go to church?” is the wrong question. The right question is, “With whom has God called you to be the church?”

A good way to start the meal together is to ask, “All right, who’s got good news?”

Have other upbeat questions to talk about at the meal time. Mealtime isn’t the best time to discuss deep theology.

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