Entries by ralph

A Personal Reflection / Observation

I attended a service recently where after the main event and lunch we took some time to listen to the voice of the Sprit and then report back to the others in attendance what we believe God was speaking to us as an assembly. The main event did not end with a knock out. It […]

Hungry For More?

The Message Version… Colossians 1:5-6 “The Message is as true among you today as when you first heard it. It doesn’t diminish or weaken over time. It’s the same all over the world. The Message bears fruit and gets larger and stronger, just as it has in you. From the very first day you heard […]

The Church, Past, Present, and Future #11

The Church of the Future – Part Two We have looked at: 1> Relationship-centered churches 2> Evangelism-centered churches 3> Small-is-beautiful churches 4> Biblical blueprint churches Let’s continue today… 5> Personality-centered churches Led by human personality, these churches will be part of their own narrow circle of networked churches headed up by a gifted teacher. They […]

The Church, Past, Present, and Future #10

The Church of the Future – Part One Much has been written regarding the Church of the future. One would hope that this Church is the one that Jesus is building (Matthew 16:18). That He would be the foundational Cornerstone as well as the Head of this Church (Ephesians 2:20; Colossians 1:18). And, that it […]

The Church, Past, Present, and Future #9

The Church Today  – Part Five So what about the Church after God’s own heart in the future? What changes will be needed to bring about the Church of the future? What will the Church look like? How will it function? Will we see traditional type churches continue on into the future? Will, the institutional […]