Reflections on 10 Years of Membership at One Church In my entire life I have been a member at 2 churches. First, the church my parents raised me in. Second, the church I interned for in seminary and now pastor. I have spent most of my believing life at this current church. This year is … More 10 Years a Member
I love basketball. I especially love basketball when teams play the right way. There’s something beautiful about 5 people working cohesively as a unit. Imagine all the moving components that must be present. There needs to be communication, they need to know their roles, and be prepared for a complexity of scenarios from the opposing … More Church Attendance Is Not Enough
Every Saturday morning I meet with a group of some of our church’s young men. Normally, I pick a topic and we read through some selected passages to discuss the text and some practical applications (it is a sort of informal use of the Swedish method of Bible study). A few weeks ago I asked … More Small Group Discussion: What is a Healthy Church Member?
Here is the recording of yesterday’s Google Hangout discussion on Race and the Church hosted by The Passion for Christ Movement (P4CM). It is a discussion between Maliek Blade and Pastor Bobby Scott who is a dear friend and brother to the contributors of this blog. This discussion does not deal with all the issues and you may disagree with … More Race and the Church (P4CM Discussion)
The following is an excerpt from Harold Hoehner’s commentary on Ephesians 4:16. I had read this section in my Exegesis of Ephesians class as required reading and I never finished the blog entry. I hope it blesses you and how you cherish unity within your local church. Throughout, Paul makes it clear that the ultimate source … More Growing in Unity