Being a Christian means you have accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior. See John 14:6 “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me."

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Oct 9, 2021Liked by Mark Smeby

Mark I couldn’t agree more. I had not read your entire blog before I responded to your abbreviated post late last night. I’m so glad I found the rest of your thoughts here.

I’m all in on this. This is what the world needs. This is what the early church was doing in the 1st century and why they were growing explosively.

At Pentecost Jesus followers were overwhelmed with the Holy Spirt and were filled with a compulsion and power to live like Jesus. The church was born and ignited like wildfire to reach the world by living and living like Jesus. Sacrificial love, courageous faith, extreme generosity were part of this Jesus movement that started at Pentecost.

This I believe. We need to stop doing church, and start doing Pentecost!

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