Tag Archives: Jesus Movement

Gospel train

People get ready, there’s a train a-comin’ Pickin’ up passengers coast to coast.           – Curtis Mayfield Jesus has a plan to change the world. On the surface it looks rather ludicrous, but in reality it’s … Continue reading

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Rebel Jesus

They call him by the “Prince Of Peace” And they call him by “The Savior” And they pray to him upon the sea And in every bold endeavor And they fill his churches with their pride and gold As their … Continue reading

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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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