Being the Church

The following quote from “Worldly patterns in the church” by Glenn Tungay: “Unfortunately the more institutionalized and business like a church is in its form and function (having a clear leadership hierarchy, salaried staff, buildings, programs, shops and so on), the more prescriptive in doctrine and authoritarian the leadership will tend to be. This is … More Being the Church

The Simple Gospel

Jesus didn’t loan me out of debt to the law so that I now owe Him. He paid it all. The following analogy is going to be very uncomfortable, even outright offensive, to the religious spirit we were brought up in: We often relate to God like a parent who paid $300,000 raising us and … More The Simple Gospel