Traditional churches have taken note of the growing desire for more simple ways to worship.
“Every large church I know is looking for ways to get small, to provide intimacy that may be missing,”... Read More ⟶
NARRATOR: Hutchinson's story electrified her listeners. They gathered at her house to hear about her revelation from God, just yards from where the governor lived.
JOHN WINTHROP: She keeps open... Read More ⟶
This book addresses the dangers and delights of the house church format. It covers support and accountability, advantages and disadvantages, leadership and mentoring issues, worship... Read More ⟶
The Commonwealth of Virginia was once the bastion for ideals such as freedom of religion and the right to assemble. Now look.
Will your state be next to require permits and limit the number of... Read More ⟶
Colleges and universities are rated on a number of criteria. A high rating comforts parents as they write out the checks each semester. One criteria is the faculty to student ratio, supposedly a... Read More ⟶
Charles Finney (1792-1875) is a hero claimed by the likes of far-righter Jerry Falwell and left-leaning Jim Wallis of Sojourners - and all sorts in between.
The following extract is from Finney's... Read More ⟶
Pagan Christianity? is a win-win for the "co-authors" and the "co-author's publisher. A well known pollster discovers a book written several years ago by a lessor known, touches it up, and uses his... Read More ⟶
Rowland Allen published a fine book by this title in the early 1900's based on his experiences as a foreign missionary. I dig that title. Bring it on, Lord.
I found a text version of the book. In... Read More ⟶
From the Editor of Joel News and a similar account on the home page of Dawn Europe, etc:
The organic church guys from North America broke the rules again: instead of a Powerpoint with numbers they... Read More ⟶
Ordinary caring people and older ones (elders) doing what is usually done by professionals. Hmmm... Do you see any parallels with church life? Are you a volunteer or do you expect professionals to... Read More ⟶