Category Archives: Christ-Centered Gatherings

Five Dynamics of the Corporate Spiritual Life – Part 2: Participation, Conformation, Transformation

We continue, now, looking through the lens of Philippians 3:10-11 to see how it further applies to the spiritual life of the Church. This series began with a look at the individual’s spiritual life in relation to this passage.  This … Continue reading

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Five Dynamics of the Corporate Spiritual Life – Part 1: Revelation and Impartation

In my last post, I discussed five dynamics of the spiritual life from Philippians 3:10-11 as they relate to the individual believer.  In this post (and the next), I’d like to look through this same lens and see how this … Continue reading

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Lessons From the Underground Church in China

As the People’s Republic of China recently celebrated it’s 70th anniversary (October 1, 2019), I wanted to focus a post on the underground church in China that has endured intense persecution under this repressive, communist regime.  As the Chinese government … Continue reading

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T. Austin-Sparks on the Headship of Christ

The following is a chapter excerpt from the book, A Way of Growth by T. Austin-Sparks.  The focus of this selection is on the headship of Christ and the church’s submission to it as the way of growth into the fullness of … Continue reading

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