Markers of a church planting movement #6: Community & Creativity

This is the sixth post in a series exploring the broad vision for our church plant in Seattle. If you want to know more about that project, check out my Church Plant category   For the rest of this specific series, go here. ————————————————————————————————————————————— Community Authentic relationships guided by love can change the world! In the New Testament we [Read More...]

The Problem of Selective Fundamentalism (abortion & LGBT) – Shane Claiborne

What do you think? Some may feel he goes “too far” (conservatives) and others may think he doesn’t go “far enough” (some progressives). I think Shane offers us one kingdom approach to these issues, specifically lgbt issues, that chooses the way of love and discipleship and inclusiveness in community. [Read more...]

The Real Face of Christian Community

*The following is a guest post Community … community … community. Everywhere you turn, inside and outside of the church, people are obsessed with talking about community.  This is a good thing insofar as it combats the individualistic tendencies of our society. When we stop thinking about the world as millions of autonomous selves and [Read More...]

Floaties, High Dives, and Spiritual Questions: Is the Church a "Safe Place?"

photo © 2007 Paul Sapiano | more info (via: Wylio)   On the last day of school we had a pool party at a friend’s house celebrating our graduation from the fourth grade.  Of course, every one of my friends knew that I could not swim and so the teasing caught the ear of the [Read More...]


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