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Tuesday Night Hangout: Gathering to Scatter – Scattering to Gather

Our guest on Tuesday night was Rev. Chris Freet, author of A New Look at Hospitality as a Key to Missions, but we were talking about his church’s approach to Christian education. Chris prefers the word “discipleship.” What about a “no” to a “Sunday School hour,” and a strong “yes” to small groups to meet…

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Tuesday Night Hangout – The Computensian Polyglot and Mentoring Young Leaders

Last night I had the privilege of discussing these topics with Thomas Hudgins. Thomas has just turned in his dissertation dealing with the manuscripts used in the production of the Complutensian Polyglot, and he discusses the relationship of this text to some other manuscripts as well as some of its history. During the second half…

Christianity

Faith vs. Mental Assent

Note: Today we bring you a sermon from a brother in Kenya, Bishop Simon O. MacOnyango of the Kenya Center for World Evangelism. This sermon is reprinted here with his kind permission. Preached By Brother S. O. MacOnyango on 11th August 2013 at Kahoya Believers Fellowship, Eldoret. Main Text: 1 Corinthians 1:21-29 … New Living…

Christianity | Interviews

Transforming (Mainline) Congregations II

Today we continue the series of interviews with Energion authors on transforming mainline congregations. Last week Dr. Bruce Epperly responded to the interview questions. Today, Dr. Bob LaRochelle, pastor of Second Congregational Church, Manchester, Connecticut, (United Church of Christ), and author of Part Time Pastor, Full Time Church (Pilgrim Press, 2012), Crossing the Street (Energion…

Christianity

Does it Really Matter?

Note: This is cross-posted from the Energion Publications Announcements blog.  Only the first and fourth part of the series were corss-posted here.  Links to all four parts of the series are given in the introduction below. Pastor Patrick Badstibner is founder of World Prayr (on Twitter). Pat has been providing us with a monthly blog…