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Church Life, The Church, The Eternal Purpose

Can You Imagine?

Imagine you are moving across the country with spouse and child in tow. Your sister and her husband already live in your new town, and they invite you to stay with them until you can find a place to…

Church Life

Body Life 101: Be Intentional

Living a shared life together in Body Life takes a willingness to be intentional. You can very much be a part of Body Life and not have any kind of real relationship with your brothers and sisters in Christ…

Church Life, The Church

Body Life 101: Being Dependent

Here in the U.S., we have a very independent, individualistic mindset, generally speaking. However, being part of the Body of Christ couldn’t be further from the mindsets of individualism and self-sufficiency, and this is one of the unique characteristics…

Christian Life, Church Life

BODY LIFE 101: Offenses

This month’s theme is about life in the BODY of CHRIST. There are some basic things that can be helpful to understand in order to help you survive longer in body life. One of the things that will hit…

Church Life, The Church

On Body Life

I had a recent conversation about the diversity and acceptance of people in our small house church. In it, no one is perfect and no one is put on a pedestal. We all have strengths and weaknesses. Having a…