Recontextualizing Church

Many churches do a good job of making converts, but if you were to listen to Gen Xers and Millennials you would hear the voice of those crying out for discipleship and authenticity in community.  People want relationship, and disciples are made through long term relationship. The problem I see in many attractional-event and program-driven […]

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Beer & Hymns

I was on my way to church last Sunday listening to the radio.  On NPR they had a piece about “Mainline Denominations experiencing a significant drop-off in attendance in recent years” and what certain churches are doing about it to try to gain new members.  They talked about a Lutheran church that meets in a […]

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The Priesthood of the Believer

I was reading in the book EVERYDAY Church by Steve Timmis and Tim Chester this past week and I was learning about the idea of the “Priesthood of the Believer” and how this is applied within the Church. When you think of a “Priest” what comes to mind? The Catholic Church? Mass? The Eucharist? The […]

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What is church? Is it a building? Is it an event on Sunday mornings? Is it a group of people who gather to listen to some guy talk about the bible and then for us to sing songs we don’t know that well and then for us to go our separate ways without thinking about […]

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