Major Tenets of Faith for 1st Century Followers of “That Way”

So, according to that: —Jesus is G-d (YHWH) —Jesus atoned for Jews’ atrocities —All other gods are also defeated in Jesus’ death & resurrection —Jesus atoned for our evils against one another & nature —No national/ethnic boundaries —No class separation —No Roman rule —No Temple — Lamb's Harbinger (@LambsHarbinger) September 29, 2019 In fact, in …

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Q&A: How Do We Avoid the Draw toward Toxic Power, to Institutionalize Egalitarian, Organic Faith Community?

Another way of asking thos question is, “What does egalitarian, organic faith community even function; and how do we keep it that Non-institutional?” “I was involved in a study group for about 15 yrs and one rule we had was everyone at the meeting was equal and not welcome if they felt they had to […]

The Institutional Church’s Existential Problem of Subjectivity

The Church’s one foundation is Jesus Christ, her Lord. So goes the old hymn. But, is that entirely true? Does the organized, hierarchical, religious institution, called “the Church,” have only one foundation? Many debate where tradition enters into that matter. Whereas this blog site previously has posted commentary on the Council of Nicaea and other …

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“Multi-Ethnic Missional Planting: Colonization vs Community” with Erica Wrencher, Brandon Wrencher, Dan White Jr, and Lori Ruffin,

we discuss points on: • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion • The Problem of Gentrification/Displacement • 7 Shifts from Colonialism to Community • Questions specific to multi-ethnic church planting Feel free to share this replay with a pastor or practitioner friend who could benefit from this important conversation about Multi-Ethnic Missional Planting. Erica and Brandon are …

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4 Major Hurdles of Building Organic Church Community & How to Clear Them

Pastors want their churches to be full of healthy and vibrant Christians. How to accomplish this goal is a seemingly insurmountable struggle. Here are 4 major hurdles of building relationally organic church community and how to clear them. 1. HIERARCHY: While a pastor is a gifting and a calling, which comprise a role of “equipper” …

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