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Church Definition

I believe that words are important.  If we all have different definitions of a word, confusion will undoubtedly enter into our conversations.  Unless both parties in a conversation have the same idea of the meaning of the words in that conversation, there is no chance at having full clarity.

Over the course of time, the meanings of words can change because of various reasons.  Every now and then, I add words to my “Christian Dictionary” category on this blog when I feel like there is some value to be had by Continue reading

Spirit Filled Community Part 3 – Individuals In Community

Title:  Individuals in Community

Subject Matter:  In this class, Dave tells us more about how we should view ourselves in the context of community.  On what basis do we relate to others?  How do we weigh the needs of an individual and the needs of the group as a whole?  Dave covers this and more in part three of the Spirit-Filled Community series.. Continue reading

Spirit Filled Community Part 2 – Different Functions Within a Community

Title:  Different Functions Within a Community

Subject Matter:  Spirit-filled community looks much different than other examples of community we see in the world.  In this class Dave Ford gives us some interesting things to think about when it comes to community structure, and different roles and functions of community members. Continue reading

Spirit Filled Community Part 1 – Intro and Overview

Title:  Intro and Overview of Spirit Filled Community

Subject Matter:  What should it look like when God’s children, who are led by the Spirit, live and relate to one another in community?  What does the Bible have to say about this?  In this class Dave gives is an introduction to Spirit Filled Community Continue reading

Affirming Your God-Given Identity (Audio)

 

Title:  Affirming Your God-Given Identity

Subject Matter:  In the class, we had planned to talk about tongues and interpretation in a corporate setting, but instead we were led into a teaching on our identity in Christ.

Speakers:  Neal Leazer and  Bill Alsop

Recorded May 20, 2015 at Spirit Filled LivingHope Chapel, Apex NC

You can download the audio by right-clicking on the following link:  Affirming Your God-Given Identity

Five-Fold Ministry Gifts and Functions (Audio)

 

Title:  Five-Fold Ministry Gifts and Functions

Subject Matter:  An introductory overview of the five ministry gifts listed in Ephesians 4:11 (apostle, prophet, evangelist, pastor, teacher).

Speaker:  Neal Leazer

Recorded March 25, 2015 at Spirit Filled LivingHope Chapel, Apex NC

You can download the audio by right-clicking on the following link:  Five-Fold Ministry Gifts and Functions