It’s late (for me, anyway). I’m tired. Girl bedtime wrestling has taken a lot out of me. So I won’t write for long. Since the last post, I’ve sat in the hospital during my wife’s surgery for 24 hours, while she waited for a bed.… Read the rest
Well, as always, I’ve been negligent in writing for a while. However looking over my friends Rudy’s and Tim’s blogs has given me new inspiration and perhaps I can get some things on paper . . . uh . . .… Read the rest
Well I never got around to sharing about Jesus’ sending of the 12 — too many things going on as we prepare to move on Saturday!
This week, I’m looking at Acts Chapter 2. The description of the community of believers at the end of Acts 2 has been idealized by church leaders for centuries.… Read the rest
You know, when I wrote last night, I was thinking that I was preaching Sunday on Acts 2. Unfortunately, that’s next week. This coming Sunday is focused instead on the sending of the 12 by Jesus.
I have always been struck by the fact that Jesus sent the 12 without any visible resources.… Read the rest
This week we will be thinking about Christian practices. More specifically, we will be looking at the practices of the early church as described in Acts to think about the formative practices for communities of faith today.
I find that I like to talk about spiritual practices rather than spiritual disciplines (an important concept from my Wesleyan heritage).… Read the rest