Here in the country we think that having five cars in front of us at the roundabout is an infringement of our human rights. Andrew Roycroft recalls the observation ‘You are not stuck in traffic, you are the traffic’ as being a salient reminder that a traffic jam is not something that others are doing …

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Trevin Wax examines quotes wrongfully associated with various Christians. I hadn’t heard of a couple of these quotes, but was familiar with most. Given how often you read some of them, i.e. “You do not have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body” often attributed to C.S. Lewis, or the phrase attributed …

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Sam Allberry writes that culture on either side of the Atlantic Ocean contributes to two different strands of authoritarian leadership taking root in the church. In concluding, his point is not that the antidote to bad leadership is not no leadership, but servant leadership – a leadership that leads by example. And that example comes …

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Tod Bolsinger sums up the Church as a body that functions relationally and purposefully. Sometimes the relationships can subvert the purpose, sometimes the purpose can overwhelm the relationships. Pastors can focus on maintaining relationships at the cost of mission, or focus on outreach at the cost of caring for those who are already there. If …

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Thom Rainer features a post dealing with one of the reservations Christians have about additional church services or congregational growth. It runs along the line of “We can’t add another service! We won’t know everyone.” or “We’re dividing the church?” One of the observations about that which Rainer offers is: There are often unarticulated and …

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