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Book Review: Shepherds, Wake Up!

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For my practicum, I have to read 1000 pages of books related to ministry and provide a 2 page book review. Here’s a book review I did on  J.J. Turner’s book on Shepherd-Elders. Review of Shepherds, Wake Up! Ancient Training … Continue reading

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Roman Churches

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If there is one thing that we saw often in Rome, it was churches. Churches were literally on every corner. And these were not the austere types of churches that I have attended all my life. They were all architectural … Continue reading

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Narrative of Cross and Church Unity

Gorman’s formula for Paul’s narrative of the cross has been discussed in previous posts (See Post 1 and Post 2). The formula consists of the following: Although [status], not [selfishness] but [self-abasement/slavery]. Paul’s narrative of the cross demands that Christians … Continue reading

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Church Themes

Broadmoor has loosely used a “theme” the last few years, and I believe these have been very helpful. The elders have chosen a biblical topic, and the church has focused on this theme throughout the year with regular Bible readings, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Singing

The church where I attend had a singing on New Year’s Eve. What a great experience and a beneficial way to reflect on the past  year and look forward to the new. Churches of Christ engage in congregational, a cappella … Continue reading

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