Tag: Church

Bible, Christianity, Spiritual Life

Seek first the Kingdom of God…how?

A lot of Christian advice boils down to platitudes with neither moral nor practical content. Sadly, our tendency to speak in airy nothings to one another as a time saving mechanism as stripped many of Jesus’ central ideals of meaning and practical content. An example is, “Seek first the kingdom of God and its righteousness …

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On Weekly Church Attendance and the Gospel in the New Testament

Why Do People Not Go to Church? It is very easy to find church attendance unpleasant. I have enjoyed going to church services┬ásince my early teenage years, but mostly because my bent has always been toward the philosophical and sermons offer (when done well) a great deal of food for thought. But I still remember┬ábeing …

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Body of Christ

Nick posted about the Body of Christ. His chief insight, which is true, is that Jesus himself, though head of the church, is a member of the church. This is because the head is a member of the body. It reminded me of how a man I work with prays. He prays, “In the name …