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Church as we know it is going to change

Church as we know it is going to change

Francis Frangipane said, “True humility is, ‘I now see myself as a servant to others not one above them.’” This type of thinking needs to be cultural. If we truly believe this our sacred cows much go! True servants to this vision must surrender what they want from people and must cooperate with what God wants in others. Being otherly or Fatherly is apostolic not ownership. It is multiple not singular. It’s about release not control. It’s messy, not clean….

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Seattle Transit Bus Ad Attacks People of Faith

Seattle Transit Bus Ad Attacks People of Faith

Have you caught the latest ad posted on the side of a Seattle Metro Transit bus recently? It’s all part of the Freedom From Religion Foundation outdoor campaign that the FFRF is running this Christmas season. Personally, I don’t blame FFRF for its campaign. They’re athiests and entitled to their point of view and, after all, do what athiests do – bash people of faith. On the other hand, I have no problem blaming Metro Transit for allowing this campaign. As an advertising professional, this dumbfounds…

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Marketplace Ministry: Liverpool 'Flash Mob' Invades Mall

Marketplace Ministry: Liverpool 'Flash Mob' Invades Mall

People who know me know that I’m passionate about the church getting out and doing something in the marketplace; to be purposeful in all we do.  I recently got turned onto Ruth Gledhill’s blog. There she posted a story that epitomizes the idea of being, 1) Cutting edge, 2) Spiritually led and 3) Relevant. In case you’re unaware, a flash mob is group of people who target a public place in an organized fashion and perform a spiritual action for a brief time before quickly dispersing. Last…

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