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Who in the World Are We?

Reading Time: 6 minutesOnce upon a time, we were not a people, but now we are the people of God. Once we…

Grace Incarnate

Reading Time: 4 minutesI do not want to make that phone call. As part of a local recovery support group, I have committed…

You Feed Them

Reading Time: 3 minutesNever in human history has there existed a more loving, compassionate, and hospitable man than our beloved Master, Jesus…

Why Do You Go to Church?

Reading Time: 2 minutesWhy do you go to church each week? To worship God? Do you go to sing and hear the…

The Glorious Body

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn five months I turn 50. Pondering that big, fat number makes me consider that this aging body of…

Sing a Hymn about the Church

Reading Time: 2 minutesSo far, the hymns featured in this series have followed the annual seasons. This installment, therefore, calls for a…

The Dead Church

Reading Time: 4 minutesI think if a survey were taken, I’d not find much support for my title. Everyone wants to be…

Giftedness

Reading Time: 2 minutesMy first Lord’s Supper is blazed in my mind. I was nine years old, newly baptized, and nervous. I…

Called Out, Sent Out

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhat is the nature and mission of the church? This is a huge question, but we can start to…

Bare Bones, Fresh Breath

Reading Time: 6 minutesWherever the Spirit is present, you can be sure that God is up to something. The Bible discloses this truth…