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What type of church or Christian would a Rob Bell follower be or attend?

According to terminology promolgated by Mark Driscoll and Ed Stetzer, Rob Bell has been identified as part of the Revisionist stream of the Emerging Church movement: Revisionists are theologically ...
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Is there a good alternative word to “performance” to describe an evangelical worship team's actions?

Set is an acceptable musical term and doesn't carry as many negative or "performance" overtones as other words may. It can be used of a final production in front of people, a studio session ...
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Is there a good alternative word to “performance” to describe an evangelical worship team's actions?

the set your set the music set the musical portion of the service the service the praise the worship might all work, depending on your congregation. Comment: If you are playing along with loops/...
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Is there a good alternative word to “performance” to describe an evangelical worship team's actions?

We've found ourselves asking a similar question (for context: I lead the music group in an independent evangelic church in the UK). I get around the issue by shifting from using nouns to using verbs. ...
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What Christian denomination am I a part of?

I agree with Curious Danni that the denomination you describe sounds very much like a branch of the Brethren. Dispensationalism, predestination, women not allowed to ask their own questions in church ...
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What Christian denomination am I a part of?

A "denomination" strictly refers to how groups of churches organise themselves under a single authority structure. So independent churches can be called non-denominational. But independent ...
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What exactly does "Spirit-Filled" mean?

The term "Spirit Filled" is a Pentecostal / Charismatic term or idiom. It means that the church practices the various activities associated with that movement as far as "praying in ...
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Is there a good alternative word to “performance” to describe an evangelical worship team's actions?

Is there a good alternative word to ”performance” to describe a music teams actions? An alternative word for “performance”,when used as to a music team’s actions will very according to the Christian ...
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Is there a good alternative word to “performance” to describe an evangelical worship team's actions?

Thinking that the Bible can give a clue for terminologies, I scoured the NLT and the ESV translations for verses related to worship which has music & musicians (see "The Data" section ...
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Is there a good alternative word to “performance” to describe an evangelical worship team's actions?

The key in avoiding a "performance" is that a performer is someone who is doing something purely for the benefit of others. A performer might be compensated in some fashion, but that's not ...
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What exactly does "Spirit-Filled" mean?

They were all filled with the Holy Spirit. None was not filled. And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and ...
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Is there a good alternative word to “performance” to describe an evangelical worship team's actions?

The fact that the oft-used word 'performance' is a problem to many who are involved in leading the music side of congregational worship, should flag up a warning to us all. I would add that the word '...
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How to Choose a Doctoral Program in Theology?

"How does one choose a Doctoral program in this case?" One chooses in this case the same as in every other: by seeking God's direction through prayer, and perhaps fasting, and through study ...
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What is Christian scholars' take on the `chicken-or-egg-first' riddle?

Which Came First—The Chicken or the Egg? What would creationists believe? On Day Five of Creation Week, God created “every winged bird according to its kind” (Genesis 1:21). God created mature birds ...
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Is there a good alternative word to “performance” to describe an evangelical worship team's actions?

Giving the Bible the once-over it seems your apprehension at the word performance as used for an artistic production is well founded perform performance performed performing performs There's lots of ...
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What are the general categories of benefits of being part of a denomination?

Pragmatic concerns A denomination allows churches to cooperate and share the cost of many things which are needed to support the Gospel ministry of those churches, including: insurance, banking, and ...
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