So there has been this movement that’s always existed within God’s people. The movement is about reformation and it has existed in every generation of the ecclesia (church) from the New Testament communities and beyond. But today, there is a simplistic branch that has grown off this movement that has the slogan “I Hate Religion”.
I Hate […]
Our church leadership has been on a journey that has led them to the realization that the mission or purpose of the church is not clear to our congregation. Like in many churches there is a statement on paper. It reads, “to make and mature disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” […]
Christian Apologetics is traditionally understood as the practice of defending/explaining the beliefs of the Christian faith. From this practice, we get things like the proof of God’s existence, explanations to the problem of evil and a good God, and explaining how the Bible is true.
My question with apologetics is the appropriate use of the […]
Saw this on Twitter
Reminded me of this observation made in Bonhoeffer as Youth Worker by Andrew Root
..a church that seeks to embrace its children in and through the revelation of Jesus Christ, a church with a truly […]
You are not merely influenced by your friends but your closest friends (& family) literally make you who you are. The Bible says that we were created not as individuals but in community. Man and woman were created together and found their identity in relationship to each other. The short of it is, you are […]
To be truly tolerant, one must actually confess to belong to a tradition, a narrative community which gives meaning and purpose to your life. If you don’t actually commit to a tradition then your tolerance is merely apathy wrapped in sentimentalism. And your “respect” for the other is actually disrespectful because it doesn’t recognize nor appreciate […]