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Reaching the world starting at home

November 11th, 2007  Email Email  Print Print  

The church as a field vs. the church as a force Years ago when we lived in California we had a pastor (Butch Pluimer) who taught about the differences between viewing the church as a field (i.e. a mission field, the place where non-believers should be brought to come to Christ) and the church as Continue reading →

Living like a citizen of God’s kingdom

November 3rd, 2007  Email Email  Print Print  

Matthew 6:10 (KJV)Thy kingdom come, thy will be done. The writer summarizes the Beatitudes describing how citizens of God’s kingdom should act: They are humble. They are submitted to God’s will. They hunger and thirst for more of God. They show mercy to others. They have a pure heart. They are peacemakers. They rejoice, even Continue reading →

Seeing others the right way

October 28th, 2007  Email Email  Print Print  

1 Corinthians 13:7 (TLB)If you love someone you will…always believe in him, always expect the best of him. The topic of this reading is something that really strikes a chord with me.  How do we treat the people we encounter?  How much do we allow our past experiences and stereotypes color our behavior towards a Continue reading →