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To reimagine is not to change what we believe but how we think.
If we are unable to differentiate between our beliefs (theology, doctrines) and thoughts (ideas, applications, systems, best practices), then we will ultimately be unable to defend our values and discern the foundations of social change and political preferences.
To reimagine, is to rethink, review and revise, prompted by a Holy Spirit revealed fresh-for-our-times application of the unchanging truth of Scripture.…Continue
Added by Pray.Network Curator/Coordinator on September 11, 2019 at 11:25am — No Comments
#OMG ... so many people have no idea how many times they take the name of the Lord our God in vain.
Any time we speak/think "God" but use it as only as a word/term and not as a cry for mercy or an expression of thanks, we misuse God's name.
Go ahead; count the number of times you toss "God" around today.
Added by Pray.Network Curator/Coordinator on September 1, 2019 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Because Tradition, Trends, and Tacticts are insufficient to capture the hearts and minds of the brave new world.
Some are content with tradition. Some reach for the latest, trendiest, best practice. Others plunge into planning, strategizing.
We need leaders who are not limited by their traditions nor conformed to trends or tactics but seek instead to be transformed by the renewing of how they…Continue
Added by Pray.Network Curator/Coordinator on August 19, 2019 at 5:36pm — No Comments
from “The Winding Path of Transformation“ by Jeffrey Tacklind on IVPress
ZOOM Interview Questions
(1) You advocate for prayer and church renewal across a variety of social media platforms, tweeting avidly and blogging at https://churchleaders.com/, …Continue
Added by Pray.Network Curator/Coordinator on July 28, 2019 at 5:43pm — No Comments
I consider these makers as basic objectives of effective praying:
• Spirit-led: Seek first the Spirit ... "What is the mind of Christ (topic/focus that is prompting me to pray?" Be still and wait for direction and the discernment to know who to pray in concert with Jesus as he intercedes to the Father. Begin with listening, not listing.
Added by Pray.Network Curator/Coordinator on July 17, 2019 at 6:11pm — No Comments
Added by Pray.Network Curator/Coordinator on July 17, 2019 at 5:02pm — No Comments
It Seems to Me . .
. . . we should be grateful for professors who practice what they teach.
The changes we are making at Pray.Network have inspired me to make similar changes/updates/revisions on our sister site, Discipleship.NetworkContinue
Added by Pray.Network Curator/Coordinator on September 15, 2018 at 4:46pm — No Comments
Every religion, in one way or another, is based on doing good works...and hoping you are above average. Zero confidence. When Christianity is perceived as a religion, what you must do to please God, then it to is based upon your good works. But true Christianity is about good news not good works. The good news of the good work of Jesus on the cross and bursting out of tomb – no amount of good works can match that. Good works. Or. Good News?
Added by Pray.Network Curator/Coordinator on August 26, 2018 at 6:37pm — No Comments