What is the mission of the church? Making sense of social justice, shalom, and the Great Commission by Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert, 2011. All page numbers indicated below are Kindle locations. This book styles itself as a shot-block to the last 40 years of mission thinking. The authors describe it […]
Estimated reading time: 8 minutes
Arthur’s post about Christian belief vs. practice raised a discussion about how we understand belonging to a church community. It got me thinking about why I’ve persisted with church. Here’s one reason I’m part of a church: for the inconvenience.
Estimated reading time: 3 minutes
I’m starting a blog conversation with Andrew, a fellow Adelaidean. We’ve each got some similar things on our radars. I’m preparing for parachurch ministry, so I need to figure out what ‘church’ is in order to ‘para’ it. Meanwhile, Andrew runs a house church called Serpents and Doves. We’ll pick […]
Estimated reading time: 2 minutes