Category Archives: Mega Church

A painful and humbling truth

A painful and humbling truth we must hear… Continue reading

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Two dimensions of Church

It is misguided to think that the full intention of common life in Christian community can be accomplished in formal gatherings of a local Church. Mutual caring and accountability must reach well beyond gatherings in a Church building. Continue reading

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I had it all wrong

by Cornelius Plantinga Jr. “When television-saturated worshipers attend their local churches or wonder how to draw secular seekers there, it’s not the songs of Zion they want but the songs of Babylon and Hollywood– or something like them. People attend worship … Continue reading

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Visionary dreaming about the Church

Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s book, “Life Together,” offers great discussion material for Church leaders in the 21st century.   Bonhoeffer’s passionate pursuit of the recovery of the visible church in the midst of the demise of Christendom is a model for our times. Bonhoeffer was a … Continue reading

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Hope for the world: Renewed Commitment to the visible Church:

The great need of the hour is for the Church to be all God intends for her to be. One of the primary obstacles to this is the pervasive low view of the Church among professing believers in Christ. Continue reading

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