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”

Jesus, Our Leader, Lens and Life

"I have called Christ the 'first instance' of the new man. But of course He is something much more than that. He is not merely a new man, one specimen of the species, but the new man. He is the origin and centre and life of all the new men. He came into the created … Continue reading Jesus, Our Leader, Lens and Life