Posts from 2018

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when we in the church practice functional atheism

by Robert English

So I’ve been thinking a lot about the attractional church model a lot recently.  Part of this is because I recently started serving in a new annual conference where it seems like this is the method of choice for new ministries and church revitalization.  Forgive me if I am missing other models that are out […]

with Jesus there’s more than enough

by Robert English

Read John 6:1-15. A teacher once asked the students of their class to bring something to school that symbolized their religious faith.  The next day the teacher begins to go around the room asking each of the students to share what they brought.  The first little boy says, “I’m Jewish, and this is a menorah.  […]

Easter Sunday April 01 2018 Luke 24

1 But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb, taking the spices that they had prepared. 2 They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they went in, they did not find the body. 4 While they were perplexed about this, suddenly two […]

Day 37 Wednesday March 28 2018 Luke 22:1-13

1 Now the festival of Unleavened Bread, which is called the Passover, was near. 2 The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a way to put Jesus to death, for they were afraid of the people. 3 Then Satan entered into Judas called Iscariot, who was one of the twelve; 4 he went […]

Day 37 – A Prayer for The Readers

“The next five days are from the Gospel of Luke, a carefully researched and written history of Christ. Many readers are familiar with these chapters and verses; others may not be. For all I offer this prayer: ‘Oh gracious and loving God; Your love and mercy knows no bounds. In our sinful human ways, we […]