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

Where, When and How to “Go to Church”

Every time I "eat" the Book of Acts it takes on new life. Recently, as I read through it, I took note of where and when the early Church "went to church." Regarding where they "went to church"… They met on mountains (1:4, 12), in public places (20:20), in upper rooms (1:13-26; 20:5-12), in houses … Continue reading Where, When and How to “Go to Church”

Who Murdered Ananias & Sapphira? — Richard Murray

[Note from Joel Killion: I don't know about you but Acts 5:1-11 has troubled me for many years. Every time I've read it, I've been left with unanswered questions and have been conflicted on how to process what all happened there. While most Christians believe that God killed Ananias and Sapphira (a view held, it seems, … Continue reading Who Murdered Ananias & Sapphira? — Richard Murray