Follow my blog with Bloglovin Exploring the possibility of real unity under one roof despite differences of opinion Is it really such a problem that we are so divided over differences of opinion? Well, yes and no! Let me explain. When a group shows a lack of consideration or any hint of inflexibility to the… Continue reading Dividing over Issues – Welcoming Differences, Avoiding Division – part 5
Very useful post by Jim Wright, Crossroad Junction, on healthy leadership within authentic organic church plants.
In the West, a consumer mentality is often fostered in us even when it comes to church. We, unfortunately, all too easily have a "What's in it for me?" attitude. And, where this exists, little is required of every member to grow in real love and care for each other. And, we like it that… Continue reading Church is Family, not Business!
Organic Church proponents, of whom I am one, are in danger of throwing the baby out with the bath water when it comes to our view on preaching, teaching and big meetings. The typical style of a modern church meeting in the west, where teachers and preachers speak to large audiences sitting in rows, is… Continue reading Organic Church, Preachers, Teachers and Big Meetings
One of the dilemmas that believers face inside the institutionalized Church is that they are often not taught how to hear from God and how to be active in their faith. When they are taught these fundamental spiritual basics, they are often limited in their expression of this dynamic. Another dilemma is that members easily… Continue reading Dilemmas Believers Face inside the Institutionalized Church