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BLOG 12/4/18. MISSIONAL VIS-A-VIS CUSTODIAL CONCEPTS OF THE CHURCH

BLOG 12/4/18. MISSIONAL VIS-À-VIS CUSTODIAL CONCEPTS OF THE CHURCH I want to continue to pursue the theme I have begun in previous blogs, e.g., that the church is to be the communal expression of God’s new humanity, or the communal … Continue reading

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BLOG 11/30/18. FACE IT: THE TRUE CHURCH IS ‘HUMANLY’ IMPOSSIBLE

BLOG 11/30/18. FACE IT: THE TRUE CHURCH IS HUMANLY IMPOSSIBLE Continuing in train of thought in these Blogs, about the church has the communal component of God’s New Creation being made flesh and blood in this present world scene, of … Continue reading

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BLOG 11/27/18. THE CHURCH: THE COMMUNITY OF GOD’S NEW HUMANITY

BLOG 11/27/18. THE CHURCH: THE COMMUNITY OF GOD’S NEW HUMANITY It is always more difficult to get rid of an erroneous idea than it is to introduce a new one. This is the dilemma we face culturally today, as the … Continue reading

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BLOG 11/23/18. AN ADEQUATE UNDERSTANDING OF THE CHURCH …

BLOG 11/23/18. AN ADEQUATE UNDERSTANDING OF THE CHURCH BEGINS WITH AN ADEQUATE UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT JESUS CAME TO BE AND TO DO. The starting place for our sojourn into embracing an adequate understanding of the church begins with having an … Continue reading

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BLOG 11/20/18. SHIFTING GEARS ON THE BLOGS FOR A SEASON

BLOG 11/20/18. SHIFTING GEARS ON THESE BLOGS FOR A SEASON I want to explain to my viewers, that for a few months I want to become much more thematic in these blogs, and for a reason. Let me explain: I … Continue reading

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BLOG 11/16/18. WHAT MAKES A CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY CONTAGIOUS?

BLOG 11/16/18. WHAT MAKES A CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY CONTAGIOUS WITH THE MESSAGE OF JESUS CHRIST? Notwithstanding that there appear to be church institutions in abundance, and glamorous ‘mega-churches’ that are colorful and attractive, … there is the lurking question of what … Continue reading

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BLOG 1/13/18. BEYOND THE WI-FI WORLD: HAUNTING QUESTIONS

BLOG 11/13/18. BEYOND THE WI-FI WORLD: HAUNTING QUESTIONS The omnipresence of Wi-Fi is a current fact of life, what with, seemingly, iPhones, and iPads obvious wherever there are people, whether sitting in coffee shops, walking their dogs, or at almost … Continue reading

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BLOG 11/9/18. THE CHURCH IN ‘MISSIONARY CONFRONTATION WITH POLITICAL DARKNESS

BLOG 11/9/18. THE CHURCH IN MISSIONARY CONTRONTATION WITH POLITICAL DARKNESS The national elections of this past week have revealed how pervasive is the ignorance of so many ostensible church institutions, and their inhabitants, about the essence of both the demands … Continue reading

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BLOG 11/6/18. ON THIS ELECTION DAY

BLOG 11/6/18. ON THIS ELECTION DAY … “O where are kings and empires now Of old that went and came? But, Lord, Thy Church is praying yet, A thousand years the same.”                                                      (Arthur Cleveland Cox. 1839) On this election … Continue reading

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BLOG 11/2/18. GET REAL: THE PAST IS NOT COMING BACK!

BLOG 11/2/18. GET REAL: THE PAST IS NOT COMING BACK For some reason, there seems to be a nostalgia, a longing for ‘the good old days’ (which never really existed for all too many). We tend to mythologize the past. … Continue reading

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