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Author: rohadi

The Curious Deeper

At Cypher Church, we’re creating a new kind of experience where people from all walks (spiritual or not), can gather together and capture a foretaste of what God has to offer for our lives and our city. Our once a month events have received fantastic feedback and we’re keen to do more. But there’s something deeper we’re chasing other than a cool event…. Notice, I didn’t say we’re chasing more. More implies we have to add to our already busy lives, and most of us don’t need more BUSY (and culturally I think we need to work against the value of looking too busy). We’re after deeper. Deeper in the relationships we already have, and new ones we’re making. Cypher Church is in the midst of creating new small groups of people who gather together not just to hang out, although that’s important, but to share life together in a meaningful way. We’re saying ‘no’ to shallow connections, and ‘yes’, to deeper. How do we do this? Sharing life simply means getting together, usually around a meal, and doing simple practices like talking about our week, our trials, and praying for one another. In one of our groups we chatted about how it’s one thing to get together and talk with some friends, but we’re trying to build a church that’s family. That’s a different kind of buy in,...

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What do you desire?

This is the text from the inaugural Cypher Church event February 17th, 2017. Do you know what you desire? The very first Cypher Church event was a gathering of artists, musicians, dancers, emcees, lyricist, dreamers, innovators, mavericks, entrepreneurs, single moms, everyone you would assume as an OUTSIDER of mainstream. Outsiders have different ideas and think in different ways then what’s expected and average. Some come from a church background but realize that the ideas they have might differ from the way the church operates. Others might be spiritual but not religious, trying to figure out a voice, and realize...

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