Sometimes we feel like we want to quit humans. We interact with people, and we’re just done. We want to quit gathering. We want to quit community. Certainly many people feel that way about the community of faith, aka the church (local and global). Some (I hope all) are sick of corruption, abuse and injustice in the […]Read more "BASIX: Community"
As we’ve talked about, God’s dream is that all people would find their fill at God’s eternal table. That is why Jesus Christ came into the world: to extend salvation to all people; to reconcile all people to God; to connect us all to God and each other at God’s feasting table. As we’ve been saying, it’s […]Read more "At the Table: Proximity"
The final thing that booming Jesus movements have demonstrated throughout time (according to Alan Hirsch) is communitas. Communitas is much like the english word that resembles it, community, but there’s more. Communitas is like “community plus.” It is community plus (or with) a shared ordeal or mission. Explosive Christian movements throughout time–like the one in the first century, like the […]Read more "The Ancient Revolution 6: Communitas"