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On Church Divisions

Sometimes division, though not desirable, is inescapable – the best thing the situation admits of.  Still, it is always a sad thing when the situation arises which makes it the best thing to do. 275 more words

Christian Worldview

Beware of Church Hoppers

Mez McConnell, a church planting pastor in Scotland and founder of the church planting ministry 20Schemes, gives some good advice to pastors and church planters concerning a certain type of church folk called… 304 more words

How Should Church Members Relate to Their Pastors?

Jared Wilson:

From Jonathan Leeman’s excellent little book, Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus:

Every church member will stand before God’s throne and give an account for how he or she worked to protect the gospel in the lives of his or her fellow members (see Galatians 1). 401 more words

News & Views

The Saturday Post(s)

God Actually Spoke to Me. A story of a man who heard the voice of God.

Mizzou & a More Excellent Way. An amazing story demonstrating the power of the gospel and the hope of true reconciliation. 330 more words

Questioning our Individualism and its Affect on the Church - Ephesians 4:1-16

In my last post, I pointed out how the individualistic assumptions of our Western culture affect how we read the scriptures. Below, I share a sermon outline that intersects with that subject. 2,544 more words

Through And To You

Was Blind but Now I See

True story with changed names:

Tom and Nancy Morgan, along with their 16-year old daughter, Ruby, joined a Unitarian Universalist church where they felt welcome…where they… 619 more words


Overcome division with core values

Conflict management 101

“Virtually all theorists of conflict management agree that parties to a conflict must share larger or ultimate values in common as a basis on which to resolve their differences.”  (Hugh Halverstadt,  273 more words

Church Leadership