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24 Oct

Called to Listen: Engaging the God Who Speaks [Resource]

If you go back through the Gospels and study all the different ways Jesus instructed his followers, surprisingly you won’t find a single passage outlining the best Bible reading plan. Though Jesus often quoted scripture and clearly emphasized its importance and authority, he never held it up as the primary way his disciples should hear and receive God’s truth.

What he did instead is simply remarkable—he gave them his Spirit.

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09 Oct

Truth in the Inward Parts: What Happens in Inner Healing Prayer

Do you ever do anything or think anything, and wonder, “Why did I do that?” And it kind of hounds you—this way of thinking or way of acting. Sometimes we need to be set free. Healing prayer can set people free from unwanted thoughts, emotions, and actions.

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07 Nov

Learning to Hear God's Voice: A Conversation, Part 3

Two of our CRM leaders, Dr. Myra Perrine and Patty Metcalf, had a conversation about how we can learn to hear God’s voice. The recording of that discussion was made into a podcast, which you can listen to here. Or read along to learn the wisdom these two women have to share about developing a conversational (listening) relationship with God. This is Part 3 of 3. (Start at the beginning.)

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Key Question #3: What are the roadblocks to hearing God?

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03 Nov

Learning to Hear God’s Voice: A Conversation, Part 2

Two of our CRM leaders, Dr. Myra Perrine and Patty Metcalf, had a conversation about how we can learn to hear God’s voice. The recording of that discussion was made into a podcast, which you can listen to here. Or read along to learn the wisdom these two women have to share about developing a conversational (listening) relationship with God. This is part 2 of 3. (Start reading from the beginning.)

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Key Question #2: What heart attitudes help us hear from God?

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01 Nov

Learning to Hear God’s Voice: A Conversation, Part 1

Two of our CRM leaders, Dr. Myra Perrine and Patty Metcalf, had a conversation about how we can learn to hear God’s voice. The recording of that discussion was made into a podcast, which you can listen to here. Or read along to learn the wisdom these two women have to share about developing a conversational (listening) relationship with God. This is Part 1 of 3.

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24 Jan

Beyond the Local Church: Podcast

“There is little point in breeding tigers if you intend to keep them chained up in dog kennels.”

-George Lings, quoted in Beyond the Local Church

In his book, Beyond the Local Church: How Apostolic Movements Can Change the World, CRM President Sam Metcalf explores the crucial role of visionary, entrepreneurial people in God’s mission, and the need for unique structures (beyond the local church) that support them.

Sam Metcalf recently appeared as a special guest on The Messiah Community Radio Talk Show, where he answers questions about his new book and discusses its central message and purpose.

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28 Dec

The Power of Calling: God's Plan to Touch the World Through You

“God has shaped every single one of us to make a unique contribution to his Kingdom agenda in the world.” -Gary Mayes

Are you longing to be invested in something you would give your life to? Have you been able to clarify what that place of purpose would be for you?

What if you could sit down to coffee with a couple of people whose life work has been helping people, just like you, discover and pursue their unique life calling? Well, today, through our podcast on calling, you can do just that.

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13 Nov

God Speaks: Developing Ears to Hear

Listen to CRM staff members Myra Perrine and Patty Metcalf talk about the value and process of hearing God's voice.

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