Category Archives: gospel of welcome

Urgent

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) Series: Characteristics of the Jesus Movement for today 8. It was urgent. For whatever the reason, be it the soon-expected return of Christ, or simply the passion of getting the … Continue reading

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The gospel according to the roosters’ crow

(Click here for a video of John reading this Catch.) My daughter lives in a house in the mountains of Oahu, Hawaii, minutes up the hill from the most popular surfing spots on the North Shore. The houses up here … Continue reading

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Wake up call

Last night was our last Catch online Zoom revival meeting for this year, and it truly lit a fire among those in attendance. If you weren’t there, the good news is, we have it on demand as soon as we … Continue reading

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Think about it!

Think about it! People like Peter, Paul, Phillip, John, Timothy, Lydia, Priscilla — these, among many others, were the voice of Christ to the first church — and its amazing how these few people expanded the word of Christ throughout … Continue reading

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Unshakable

“Once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens…” so that what cannot be shaken may remain. Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful. Hebrews 12:26-28 Is anybody feeling a … Continue reading

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Wake up to the world

It is a travesty when the people of God become the holy oil sprinkled on the status quo. – Os Guinness My fictional character, Ben Beamering from the novel we’ve been talking about lately, Saint Ben, never did what was … Continue reading

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Staying awake to the world

My father sat in on an L.A. studio session in 1970 during the recording of my second album, “Have You Seen Jesus My Lord?”. He was not there because he liked the music (he didn’t), he was there for me, … Continue reading

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Living among the walking dead

For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised … Continue reading

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