The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 34,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 8 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.
Tag Archives: holy spirit
December 20, 2012
For some time, I have struggled with the narrow pneumatological focus within Classical Pentecostalism. It’s as though we have defined the work of the Spirit almost exclusively in reference to Spirit baptism (with tongues as the initial evidence). While we may also include spiritual gifts in an attempt to round out the package, our current […]
December 11, 2012
In this short clip, Alan Hirsch discusses the difference between the church as communitas, not community. A communitas is a church steeped and driven by mission, not ministry. As a result, it isn’t afraid to take risks as it moves towards the future with an honest sense of adventure and creativity; qualities that often don’t […]
December 6, 2012
I originally thought about making specific comments on this video, but decided against it. Why? Alan says it all. I absolutely love this short clip. Watch, share and chat about it with family, friends and your church. Insightful, helpful, honest and inspiring.
November 30, 2012
___________________________________________________ I can give you no greater advice than these reflections from Tom Wright – Jesus is absolutely in the middle If you want to know who God is, look at Jesus If you want to know what it means to be human, look at Jesus If you want to know what love is, look […]
November 20, 2012
“At its very heart, Christianity is a Jesus movement, one that seeks to consistently embody the life, spirituality, and mission of its Founder. “Jesus is Lord” is about our becoming like Jesus our Lord and Founder. This confession lies at the epicenter of the church’s task. In order to recover the ethos of authentic Christianity, […]
November 2, 2012
Hey Everyone! Just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to those of you who took the time to stop by the blog, read an article or two, make a comment and pass it along! October has been the best month to date relative to the number of overall views! Reactions have been, for the […]
November 1, 2012
Have you ever been wronged? I’m confident that most, if not all, of you would say yes. For those who have, Jesus provides us with a quick and decisive response. “Love your enemies” In Matthew’s account of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount (5:43), he chose to frame this portion of teaching by using tradition as […]