The Simplicity of Unity

We "assemble" in a room once or twice a week, arriving and leaving as scheduled, sitting in formation, facing the same direction, singing the same songs, following the same program, standing, sitting, greeting and giving on cue, hearing the same message, fulfilling the same expectations, conforming to the same dogma, etc. etc. We're all players … Continue reading The Simplicity of Unity

The “Second Coming”?

The following five verses/passages are dangerous to the status quo. As you read them, consider carefully how you would have heard and understood these words of Jesus if you had been with Him back then and there, sitting at His feet, listening intently? #1 In Matthew 10:23, while Jesus was talking with his disciples before sending them … Continue reading The “Second Coming”?

The Kingdom & Marketplace

Note from Joel: For several years, I've been collecting quotes on the topic of Kingdom Life in the marketplace. Also, at various times, God has shown me things in the scriptures that I've written about in my journal that have helped me take new ground in ministry outside the four walls of institutional christianity. I … Continue reading The Kingdom & Marketplace