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“Lent” as metaphor & model for the church today

We live in a time when most congregations and denominations find themselves well into their “forty days.” That is to say, we are in that vulnerable place where hunger is sharpest, resources all but spent, vision blurred and identity in doubt. We feel a growing desperation. So there is an important choice before us, one we need to address before and during any attempts at so-called congregational development. Continue reading

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Towards a Strangely Compelling Church

If our congregations are to become more attractive in any meaningful way, it will require more than some sort of ecclesial cosmetic makeover. Rather, what is called for is a renewed way of being church… Continue reading

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