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After.Church
When we let go, we begin.
When we let go, we begin.
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Twitter​ is struggling to grow because it is hard to use (well) and lacks a clears mission. So is the church.

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"Christians who boldly profess belief in biblical inerrancy, or ascribe to practices of biblical literalism, hold similar reality-denying fantasies about the Bible with those who still imagine that Bill Cosby is anything other than a serial rapist."

For the sake of our evangelism, our full engagement with the world, the church needs a better witness.

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God's church is like a volcano.

"We are created to erupt. We fear both our own extinction and our own power, the holy fire within us that just might destroy life as we know it. But hear the good news: God has already sent us people to love, and love erupting in public looks like justice."

A powerful post from Rev. Meredith Dodd on the church's calling to love explosively.

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If the mainline church hopes to have a future, it needs to earnestly wrestle with its reluctance to evangelize.

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The first step to good youth ministry is grounding it in a healthy church culture - one focused on the long-term development of disciples, not the short-term attraction of program consumers.

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As a parent of identical twins I've noticed already that the same starting point doesn't always lead to the same results.

The church's fate isn't determined; bold faith and deliberate can practice shape our future. The environments that nurture us and the practices we develop matter as much as, and perhaps more than, our genes.

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A prayerful reflection on Psalm 23 and the news of the day. ‪#‎nepal‬

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Deferred maintenance in the #church  is like an onion; it has layers and it stinks.

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What could a church accomplish if it was filled with disciples as spiritually adept as professional photographers are at capturing stunning images?

How is that undermined by the way we typically look at church?

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There are many reasons to be down on the church but there are great reasons to be hopeful as well – especially as we celebrate Easter.

Each of these 7 hopes represents both a challenge and an opportunity. What would you add (or take away)?
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