An atheist, a Christian author, and a cameraman walk into a megachurch. It sounds like the preamble of a joke, but it is actually the premise of a book, “Jim and Casper go to church.” In a now-famous scene, amidst the noise, smoke and lights, self-professed athiest...
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How do spiritual gifts affect church health? To give a real-life example, I had the pleasure of serving for almost 7 years on the staff of a truly healthy church. I realize how blessed I am to be able to say that. The church’s health affected me in every way, and I...
“The Kingdom of God is God in action, and that happens to turn out to be the exact same thing as grace.” – Dallas Willard I sat agape watching this interview with Dallas Willard almost a decade ago, surrounded by my colleagues at pastor’s conference, but suddenly...
I've been meditating on Matthew 3:17 a lot this year, how the Father says of Jesus at his baptism, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.” This is before Jesus is recorded as doing anything remarkable. It is not transactional, but is based in an...
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EDMDSI Gary Andrews talks about strategic initiatives, and what it looks like to have unity without uniformity.
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