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What we mean by 'social engagement'

Our study of the theological motivations for social engagement activities of London’s megachurches has meant that we have spent a good deal of time reflecting upon what we mean by ‘social engagement’. 691 more words

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The Personality of A Pastor

This article has been getting some internet buzz. 

A famous megachurch pastor decides to step down from his post because he is not sure what he believes in anymore. 367 more words


In Your Heart, or In Your Face?

I wanted to read and review Shopping for God: How Christianity Went from in Your Heart to In Your Face by James B. Twitchell in part because I am the website administrator here at Bethesda. 763 more words


How Megachurches Have Killed The Practice Of Prayer

By Christy Thomas

It suddenly dawned on me last Sunday: Prayer is not media-friendly.

In this past year, I’ve visited over forty different types of churches, writing up my experiences for a… 423 more words

An Executive Summary of “Deep & Wide” by Andy Stanley

This article first appeared on churchhealth.wiki

This is the story of Northpoint Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, located twenty miles north of Atlanta. Founding pastor, Andy Stanley, shares the story of Northpoint Community Church and outlines the church’s ministry philosophy for other churches and leaders to evaluate and follow. 562 more words


Keng Wah Sung, and the City Harvest Verdict

I am at my usual breakfast place – Keng Wah Sung (783 Geylang Road, at the junction with Lorong 41) – refereeing between an empty stomach and a sensitive nose. 1,301 more words

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Defining the Church

Some of you wholeheartedly agreed with my last blog, “Will the Real Church in America Please Stand Up!” and others disagreed with the position I took.   491 more words

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