Tag Archives: Jesus Movement

A lump of clay or a piece of pottery?

“I certainly didn’t create the talent.  It was something that was given to me like a piece of clay that I had to discover and mold.” Mark Spoelstra had a pretty simple philosophy of life. God gives us incredible gifts … Continue reading

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‘What else more could a man ask for?’

I love this interview with Mark Spoelstra (below) that captures the heart and soul of an artist — an artist who supported his family with sixteen different jobs throughout his life and still managed to remain an artist, and remain … Continue reading

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‘Jesus Comin’ Back to Town’

This week we are going to get to know Mark Spoelstra. Mark is listed in Wikipedia as “an American singer-songwriter and folk and blues guitarist.” From his early days in Greenwich Village, New York, he periodically brushed with fame, but … Continue reading

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Looking unto Jesus

As it was fifty years ago in the Jesus Movement, so it is today: our message is simply Jesus. It is Jesus, His life, His words, His death, His resurrection, His commissioning, His ascension and His coming back that we … Continue reading

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‘Close Encounters’ getting closer

One of our readers sent me this Catch this morning originally posted March 1, 2019. I’m not sure why he did, but I’m glad he did, especially as we are more aggressively building our own church now. So thank you, … Continue reading

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Getting the right Jesus

When God moves upon a generation, divisions dissolve. Denominations become irrelevant. All that matters is: Do you know Jesus? Jesus is the central figure in the church, in the Bible, and, indeed, in all of human history. We calculate the … Continue reading

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‘Pulling out of the station’

I’m not sure who first said it, but it’s become pretty much of a commonly held belief now that 80 is the new 60. I’ll believe anything that makes me younger. That still seems a little old, but the truth … Continue reading

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Getting the right Jesus

When God moves upon a generation, divisions dissolve. Denominations become irrelevant. All that matters is: Do you know Jesus? Jesus is the central figure in the church, and, indeed, in all of human history. We measure the date by when … Continue reading

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