In his book Becoming a Blessed Church, Graham Standish points out that while the Presbyterian deliberative process produces measurable results, it has failed the church precisely at the point where church members need their leaders to be spiritually attuned to God’s will in their decision making. Nowhere is this more true than in Presbytery, where good Presbyterians compromise our unity and spiritual purpose for the sake of a major vote. Click here to read full article.
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A seven-member delegation with top leadership from the China Christian Council met with Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and other staff in early December.Kan explained that the rapid growth of Protestant churches over the last 30 years has been spurred on by resolving…
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- Let us play
Michelle Thomas-Bush reflected on her past practice of being a “power vacationer” when she would run from activity to activity as a “consumer of play.” The conference worship leader, an associate pastor and director of Christian education at Myers Park Church in Charlotte, N.C., said she was less a participator…