Fear of The Other

I remember, back in the early 2000s, soon after getting engaged to Kathi, being invited around to have a meal as a couple to a married couple’s home. They were, in fact, the first people in the church I’d only recently become a part of, to reach out to us as a newly engaged couple... Continue Reading →

Dreaming of a Perfect Church (Part #3)

John 12:25 25 “The person who loves his life and pampers himself will miss true life! But the one who detaches his life from this world and abandons himself to Me, will find true life and enjoy it forever! In this passage from Scripture, Jesus is telling the crowd that following Him requires dying to ourselves or... Continue Reading →

Dreaming of a Perfect Church (Part #2)

Before I became a Christian, I didn’t know what Church, represented by the local church, looked like at all. Maybe I had a vague impression, though to be honest, Church as far as I was concerned was just a typical church building, I didn’t even get into the theology of it being a people! This... Continue Reading →

Dreaming of a Perfect Church (Part #1)

What’s your vision of a perfect local church? Do you have, or could you easily develop a specific vision for your ideal church’s architecture, it’s membership requirements, the worship style, community life, and all that. Does any of what you're thinking about look like the local church you may be attending right now? I think... Continue Reading →

We Are The Church (Part #3)

John Wesley was the founder of what became the Methodist denomination. Initially, this group was called the ‘Holy Club’. People, like Wesley, who formed this club had became frustrated with aspects of the Church of England and wanted to reform parts of it. This 'Holy Club' soon developed the nickname “Methodists” because they were very intentional and methodical about their passion for,... Continue Reading →

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