We are invited to live into the Bible narrative, but not to rewrite it, either to gut it of its offense or to reshape it for short attention spans and better sales.
Category Archive: Church
Created by God yet dissed by many today. Don’t be among them. Join a covenant community, find your gifts, and serve. Yes, we’re all messed up. And we always will be this side of heaven.
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Interesting article and inside look at the growth of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. Heavy on theology, community, and discipleship, the church has grown sevenfold over the past sixteen years as congregants returned to a historic, biblical faith. A few quotes: As morning light filters into a fourth-floor room on a Sunday, students huddle …
Mar 23 2010
A photographer in Russia posts pictures of abandoned, once-grand cathedrals and churches in Russia in the remote Tula region.
Mar 23 2010
I don't know about you but I think I am finally over the Christmas production hangover. Now that it's over planning is already beginning to take place for this year's services. Although all of our services were a success there were some big take-aways that have become monumental principles I will forever hold to in …
Mar 08 2010
The South is changing. Through urbanization and the vibrant growth of southern cities, the American South is becoming a center for innovative, intellectual, and cultural growth in the United States. Yet for the first time in its history, the church in the South is declining faster than anywhere in the country. Advance the Church believes …
Feb 24 2010
Kevin DeYoung is Senior Pastor of University Reformed Church in East Lansing, Michigan, across the street from Michigan State University. He's the author of The Good News We Almost Forgot: Rediscovering the Gospel in a 16th Century Catechism , a book that on the surface may appear to be a snoozer, but DeYoung assures all …
Feb 02 2010
If you want to build a following, all you need is personality, communication skills, and weak people with little to no discernment. But if you want to build a biblical church, you must meet the requirements the Bible places on the calling. Reading various twitter feeds and blogs makes it apparent that lots of people …