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Restoration

During Spring Break, I was able to work with a group of middle school, high school, and college students as they prayed and did service projects for neighbors around our church building. 753 more words

Hope

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Community, and the Churches of Christ

A few introductory comments before I take off into the fog today –

A major section of my Doctor of Ministry dissertation was focused on the intersection of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s theology and the Churches of Christ. 1,059 more words

Theology

Engagements: Being Ecumenical

Thomas Merton, The Seven Storey Mountain

Converts are always the most zealous of any religion, or organization for that matter. Perhaps it’s because they consciously chose their position, whereas someone brought up in the faith needs to do little more than acknowledge their faith—making eye-contact with it, so to speak—before they continue living their lives as they always have done. 1,840 more words

Spirituality

A Departure from the Standard

When reading through the New Testament, several facts are rationally unavoidable. One is that Jesus Christ promised to build a church (Mt. 18:18). Another blatant fact of Scripture is that said church was established on the first Pentecost after His death: 1,633 more words

Christian

Churches of Christ - The Road Ahead

In response to my last post I received another good question – “So, where do the Churches of Christ go from here?” It seems to this feeble mind that I had already penned an answer somewhat close to answering that question, but I cannot find it – so I guess I did not. 1,284 more words

Theology

Reader Question: "Easy Believeism and the Churches of Christ"

A post or two ago I referenced the “easy believeism” that was sweeping the Churches of Christ, and a reader queried me as to what might my opinion be regarding the source of such a phenomenon. 1,257 more words

Theology