1 CORINTHIANS 15:50-58

Our physical bodies are a gift. We are not gnostics who believe that this body is a curse that has trapped the spark of life within us. However, this gift, though not a curse, has been cursed. It has been given supremacy in our lives and hearts and minds. What was given as a giftContinue reading “1 CORINTHIANS 15:50-58”

AN EASTER LETTER FOR THE DISTANCED CHURCH / APRIL 12th, 2020

To the Body at Aletheia. In times past, the church has forgotten who it is. It has often mistaken function for identity and forsaken the privilege of open worship for the convenience of choice of worship. But in times such as this where the trials of the day shape tomorrow’s every day, the church hasContinue reading “AN EASTER LETTER FOR THE DISTANCED CHURCH / APRIL 12th, 2020”

ABF’S ROLE IN GATHERING MISFITS

I believe that each local body reflects the need of the day. If a town is very poor, than God brings a body to that town to alleviate the need of the poor. One might say that the situation, at large, is what necessitates a local body. This is consistent with how Paul planted andContinue reading “ABF’S ROLE IN GATHERING MISFITS”

ON SOLIDARITY IN THE BODY

This is something I have had to learn as well. My heart has been broken more than a few times by those I considered to be fellow soldiers with me. In the beginning of my adult ministry, I had never seen people come and go. When people started to leave, it was very difficult. EspeciallyContinue reading “ON SOLIDARITY IN THE BODY”