I’ve been moving at a snail’s pace through John chapter 15 this week, and its’ kind of ironic being that it’s message is on “abiding” or “staying” or “remaining” in Christ. 2,738 more words
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If you read one article this week, look at How a Small, Country Congregation Became a Megachurch Overnight by Chad Bird.
For those of you with additional reading time this weekend, check out the following selections, gathered from the blogging world these past two weeks. 167 more words
Wolfmueller, Bryan. Has American Christianity Failed? 2016. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House.
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When you are surrounded by a smell, you eventually go ‘nose-blind.’ You stop smelling what those outside your environment can smell.
For most of my life I gladly identified with the subset of Christianity known as evangelicalism. That was the community in which I had come to faith in Christ, the context where I sensed a call to vocational ministry and began the years-long program of study by which I hoped to prepare myself to fulfill that call. 1,033 more words