Christian community

The Church is (supposed to be) a new community

The church is often not the new community that Christ died for us to live in to but organized factions working around each other and the needs that really matter.

Christian community

Community Building

While I write on a variety of subjects and interests, recently, I have narrowed my theological focus to community.  I have been walking with several words and ideas for years now.  They have only had a place in my head though talking it out on paper has been my practice.  Honestly, I am waiting for… Continue reading Community Building

Church Identity, The Spiritual Life

Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s reminder of real life together

In light of the most recent events, more police shootings, more protests and more calls for resignations, I needed Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer's words from his book Life Together: “Jesus Christ lived in the midst of his enemies. At the end all his disciples deserted him. On the Cross he was utterly alone, surrounded by evildoers… Continue reading Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s reminder of real life together