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What divides the body of Christ – Part 4

I have a dream Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King's speech, let me share my dream. I have a dream that one day we will again gather as the ecclesia, regardless of our differences, united by God’s love as expressly seen in Jesus, and letting nothing get in the way of that. Until then, the… Continue reading What divides the body of Christ – Part 4

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What divides the Body of Christ – Part 2

No Reason to Ever Separate We are all a part of Jesus and the ecclesia and that is our reason for gathering. We have made the idea of dividing around doctrine the norm of Christianity when it shouldn’t even be in our thoughts. If Jesus hangs out with you, then who am I not to… Continue reading What divides the Body of Christ – Part 2

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What is Church? – Part 1

One Sunday morning, almost 17 years ago, my husband and I were driving home from church. In the car we were having a discussion about our experience of the service. The church we attended had vibrant worship and a wonderful message. However, we got to pondering on the term “church” and felt that naming any… Continue reading What is Church? – Part 1