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What is Simple Church? The basics – what it is, what it’s not. Leadership - Who and How? How does non-hierarchical leadership work? Questions about and comments on Simple Church theory
Music, Kids, Finances, the Practical Issues of Simple Church
Requests, intercession, answers and praise
Seeking understanding, hunting for truth, wrestling with wisdom. Doctrinal discussion.
Before there were books and conferences galore about simple/organic church life, there was a magazine! And this morning my lovely wife, Felicity, blogs about it. You can read about it at this link. What a great opportunity this presents to all of us.
Recently the staff at my company enrolled me in a contest for Austin's Fittest Executive! (see profile page to help me in my quest) I guess that they all know that I love playing squash. But as I looked at the minimum requirements for being involved in this contest, I realized that I can't reach the minimum standard in most of the required exercises. I have been working on doing push up for the past few months, and I have…
If the "kingdoms of this world are to become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ" then you and I have to take the rule of Jesus out into the world around us. Isn't the present expression of the kingdom of God wherever we see the uncontested rule of Jesus through his people? For years I have been challenged by what the medical world would look like if it was being run by Jesus. A simplistic answer might be that Jesus would just heal everybody. But that has not been my experience. I…