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Tag Archives: Church

What Does It Mean to Set Jesus Free?

COVID-19 forced Jesus out of the cathedral into the world, reminding Christians that church is not a building. Continue Reading What Does It Mean to Set Jesus Free?

The Five M’s: Weekly Summary

The best criticism of the bad is the practice of the better. Continue Reading The Five M’s: Weekly Summary

A Movement of Inclusion

We need to allow the church to become a movement again. Continue Reading A Movement of Inclusion

Change Is Never Comfortable

How can we envision a new world when we have never fallen away from the old? Continue Reading Change Is Never Comfortable

An Opportunity for Transformation

Why not architect the kind of faith movement we want to see twenty-to-fifty years from now? Continue Reading An Opportunity for Transformation

Opening Up the Machine

It is helpful to imagine the Church in a new way that enkindles us to think the unthinkable and do the incredible. Continue Reading Opening Up the Machine

The Five M’s

The church is at its greatest vitality as the “Jesus Movement.” Continue Reading The Five M’s

Paul: A New Creation

Great Themes of Scripture: New Testament Paul: A New Creation Thursday, July 8, 2021 Paul, the great apostle to the gentiles, is a unique figure in the New Testament. About half of the books in the New Testament bear his name, either because he actually wrote them or because other early Christians attached his name… Continue Reading Paul: A New Creation

Breaking Down Walls

Unity and Diversity Breaking Down Walls Thursday, June 6, 2019 Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis is senior minister at Middle Collegiate Church, a multiracial, welcoming, and inclusive congregation in New York City. We were honored to have her speak at our Universal Christ conference this March. Today I’d like to share a short excerpt from her… Continue Reading Breaking Down Walls

Cross-cultural Discipleship

Unity and Diversity Cross-cultural Discipleship Wednesday, June 5, 2019 If God is always Mystery, then God is always in some way the unfamiliar, beyond what we’re used to, beyond our comfort zone, beyond what we can explain or understand. Many first learn to love and know God through the familiar, human face of Jesus and… Continue Reading Cross-cultural Discipleship

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