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“The Church’s One Foundation: United as One Body or by Schism Rent Asunder?”

Greetings! This was an essay submitted to Still Point Magazine at Gordon College as proof of participation in their annual essay competition. It is a publication display for members of the Jerusalem and Athens Forum honors program at Gordon College, of which I have participated in the 13th cohort. 731 more words


The Irony of Christ’s (still) Broken Body, I Corinthians 10:16-17

Our granddaughter Audrey celebrated her first communion today, and this grandpa was especially proud that she was chosen to be the reader for the Epistle lesson, or as the bulletin for the service said, to “Proclaim” I Corinthians 10:16-17. 754 more words

Faith And Values

The Church is One Body: Part 2

In the first part of The Church is One Body, I concentrated on three parts which focused on God. God is at the centre of everything the Church should be about. 1,380 more words


The Church is One Body: Part 1

1 Corinthians 12: 12-30 tells us that the Church is the body of Christ. That each individual of that church has a role to play that is different but as essential as other roles. 1,029 more words


the blessedness of unity and the kind of unity that is blessed

How good and pleasant it is
    when God’s people live together in unity!

It is like precious oil poured on the head,
    running down on the beard,

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Hey Are You Coming In? | Toby Van Der Veer

I joined InterVarsity Christian Fellowship 2 1/2 years ago.

The day I went to my first meeting, I loitered around this news board
in the hall of science, fidgeting out of the sheer nervousness that comes… 495 more words

Do I really believe in life?

My work mom is in hospice right now.

I was late. For a meeting with a visiting deacon who drove in from another parish. I was getting dressed when her FaceTime came through. 289 more words

One Life