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When closeness threatens growth…

“What makes a small church successful is what will eventually halt its growth. Everyone in a small church knows everyone else. This creates a tight community, composed largely of the kind of people ‘we like’

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Who wouldn’t want to be a part of this?

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series A Place to Call Home

The First Christian Church started explosively yet amidst their amazing growth they had the foundations of community in place. They overcame the obstacles to authentic biblical community and thrived. Continue reading

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What the World needs now

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series A Place to Call Home

What the world needs now is a fresh vision of what it means to live in community. A fresh vision of what it means to be the people of God. Continue reading

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The Mystery of Fellowship

A man by the name of Howard Hendricks asked this question, ?How in the world did the early church fellowship without coffee and donuts??
That?s a good question? ?How in the world did the early church fellowship?? Is fellowship simply about getting together to eat food, or to socialize? Is fellowship simply about sharing a common interest ? or is there more to this cozy, comfortable word? That is the mystery that I?d like to take a look at this morning. Continue reading

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