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Training School's and Bible Studies
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I'm having issues wrestling with the early church practice of experiencing the church.The early church wasn't aware of the modern 'bible study' or training school. Twentieth centuries cutting edge…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by AJ Apr 16, 2010.

Should I leave the insitutional church?
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I was raised in this church, the people there are like family to me. I'm involved a lot and they have supported me in missions. I know if I left that it could cause problems. What kind that is, I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by jeff elohim Sep 28, 2013.

Inviting people to Simple Church (conference)
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To my knowledge, there is no simple church in the town I live in. There is about.. 25-30 institutional or traditional churches in town. I support the Simple Church Movement and am interested in…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by AJ Apr 12, 2010.

 

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jeff elohim replied to AJ's discussion Should I leave the insitutional church?
"read for yourself(daniel,below) what the enemy has done through the ic/rcc/etc .... (this is a dramatic example of an elephant in the chapel in that thread thereof -- an elephant that's deceived the whole world and committed fornication with…"
Sep 28, 2013
AJ left a comment for John Almas
"Actually, the picture is in Oaxaca, Mexico, at the ancient Aztec ruins. =]"
Feb 18, 2011
AJ and John Almas are now friends
Feb 18, 2011
The Bittel Family and AJ are now friends
Oct 1, 2010
AJ and Kevan Dale Keane are now friends
Jul 9, 2010
Bill Wood replied to AJ's discussion Should I leave the insitutional church?
"Dear AJ, I think the answer to your question is simple. Do what the Lord instructs you to do. Acknowledge Him in all your ways and He'll direct your paths."
Apr 26, 2010
AJ replied to AJ's discussion Training School's and Bible Studies
"Interesting views.. Thank you guys. I think my goal here is informal and practical training because were to teach primarily for education, we have teachings because they aid our spiritual and evangelistic lifestyles. Not to prepare, but to better…"
Apr 16, 2010
AJ replied to AJ's discussion Inviting people to Simple Church (conference)
"I watched the first 2 of his videos. I'll continue watching them. I am meeting with my worship committee leader to hopefully establish some kind of program for our church to meet in houses and use simple church on Wednesday evenings or Saturday…"
Apr 12, 2010
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United Youth for Christ Training School

I'm having issues wrestling with the early church practice of experiencing the church.The early church wasn't aware of the modern 'bible study' or training school. Twentieth centuries cutting edge faith is know the scriptures. The early churches cutting edge faith was discussing Jesus Christ.Of course we are to experience the church because we ARE the church. If the early church wasn't aware of the modern bible study or training school, then how are we to model?If scripture states that is…See More
Apr 8, 2010
AJ commented on AJ's blog post Simple Church concept introduced to my traditional church
"First, I do apologize for a late reply. My schedule can get hectic and the only time I usually have for forums and the like are at nights. I would like to refocus on our original disagreement: liturgy in our church meetings. The way I imagine and…"
Apr 8, 2010
AJ commented on AJ's blog post Simple Church concept introduced to my traditional church
"The first word of the second sentence of the footnotes in my Bible state, "Note" not "Not". =p"
Apr 4, 2010
AJ commented on AJ's blog post Simple Church concept introduced to my traditional church
"Thanks for your interest in my blog Michael! A few things I wonder: How do you reconcile that the worshippers in the house of Titius Justus (Acts 18:7) and the leader of the synagogue (Crispus) along with his entire household was influenced by the…"
Apr 4, 2010
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Simple Church concept introduced to my traditional church

Over the past few months I've been learning a lot about simple church.I read PaganChristianity by Frank Viola and even got to experienceduring the Spring Break of my 2nd semester at community college whileon a mission trip in Southern Mexico. I can say that in my firstexperience going to a simple church meeting, I've gotten moreencouragement out of it then I've ever gotten from the worship servicesat my church. I've attended these worship services all my life andwhile I do get inspired to do…See More
Apr 4, 2010
AJ and James (Frank) Lee are now friends
Apr 2, 2010
AJ replied to AJ's discussion Should I leave the insitutional church?
"I have a pretty good scripture basis for the church. I lead a bible study and this is what we went over: http://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0B6uVvhU8iwMQMDQwZjAwYmItZDA2OC00NzY3LTkwODgtNjZiYmE0NDhmZGZm&hl=en And by reading PaganChristianity…"
Mar 29, 2010
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Simple Church concept introduced to my traditional church

Over the past few months I've been learning a lot about simple church.

I read PaganChristianity by Frank Viola and even got to experience

during the Spring Break of my 2nd semester at community college while

on a mission trip in Southern Mexico. I can say that in my first

experience going to a simple church meeting, I've gotten more

encouragement out of it then I've ever gotten from the worship services

at my church. I've… Continue

Posted on April 4, 2010 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

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At 10:13pm on March 28, 2010, Jim London said…
Hi, AJ. Welcome. There is a member search feature on this site that can be accessed through the "Community" tab at the top of the page. Search by town if you wish. There is at least one other member here from Winchester -- perhaps others in nearby towns. Blessings.
 
 
 

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