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Horatio Alger at Church

The following question comes from a long article in the Journal of Pastoral Theology (3.3, 1979) by Harvie Conn. Conn discusses how a church has a “model” for ministry; an often unarticulated self-understanding of what a church is, does, and how it functions. 155 more words

Ministry

Morning Musings: Romans 16:17-18

“I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them.   403 more words

Morning Musings

Church Messiness

Yesterday I wrote about the continued debate over famous Pastor-Theologian Eugene Peterson coming out in support of same-sex marriage, then later retracting his statement under pressure from the Evangelical Gate Keepers. 1,672 more words

Relationships

Come Back, Please

Following up on last week’s post, Shepherds False and True, I want to focus on one aspect of that piece. I want to talk about love that pursues. 946 more words

Christian Living

How Should We Handle Christian Liars?

If you lie to me once, you’ve sinned.

If you lie to me twice, you’re a liar.

You’ve established a pattern.

It’s difficult to confront liars because they usually cover their past lies with new ones. 914 more words

Conflict With The Pastor

Warning: We Are Taking On Friendly Fire

Friendly fire is an attack by a military force on non-enemy, their own, allied or neutral forces while attempting to attack the enemy, either by misidentifying the target as hostile or due to errors or inaccuracy.- Wikipedia… 1,275 more words

Leadership

Conflict, Community & Reconciliation Bible StudyActs 6:1-7; 2 Corinthians 5:17-21; 1 Corinthians 3:1-9

Conflict, Community and Reconciliation is intended to focus us on the reality of human conflict in the world and our role in helping to reconcile conflict. 665 more words

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