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  • David shared from The Myth of a Christian Nation: How the Quest for Political Power Is Destroying the Church by Gregory A. Boyd
    Participants in the kingdom of the world trust the power of the sword to control behavior; participants of the kingdom of God trust the power of self-sacrificial love to transform hearts.
    Note: Legislating Morality...
  • David shared from The Myth of a Christian Nation: How the Quest for Political Power Is Destroying the Church by Gregory A. Boyd
    I believe a significant segment of American evangelicalism is guilty of nationalistic and political idolatry.
    Note: Idolatry in the American South
  • David shared from The Invisible: What the Church Can Do to Find and Serve the Least of These by Arloa Sutter
    If you get the idea to do something good, just do it. It might be the Holy Spirit. —Mary Stearns Sgarioto
    Note: Doing good & the Holy Spirit...
  • David shared from The Invisible: What the Church Can Do to Find and Serve the Least of These by Arloa Sutter
    “I found those [two thousand] verses on the poor. How did I miss that? I went to Bible college, two seminaries, and I got a doctorate. How did I miss God’s compassion for the poor? I was not seeing all the purposes of God.
    Note: How did I miss those scriptures?
  • David shared from The Invisible: What the Church Can Do to Find and Serve the Least of These by Arloa Sutter
    “‘He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?’ declares the LORD” (Jer. 22:16).
    Note: Do you know God?
  • David shared from The Invisible: What the Church Can Do to Find and Serve the Least of These by Arloa Sutter
    The city, in its profound need, is a great laboratory of the love of God.
    Note: Love....
  • David shared from Exiles: Living Missionally in a Post-Christian Culture by Michael Frost
    To seek an approach to spiritual growth that values inward transformation over external appearances To value a spirituality that seeks not to limit our God-given humanity, creativity, or individuality; to value diversity and difference over conformity and uniformity To enjoy from-the-heart, honest dialogues and avoid relationships marked by superficiality and hidden agendas To strive to be completely honest with God and appropriately transparent with others about our inmost thoughts, hopes, dreams, emotions, shortcomings, failings, transgressions, struggles To seek to welcome back mystery and...
    Note: New Added Values For Faith Communities - Pt 2
  • David shared from Exiles: Living Missionally in a Post-Christian Culture by Michael Frost
    To seek an approach to spiritual growth that values inward transformation over external appearances To value a spirituality that seeks not to limit our God-given humanity, creativity, or individuality; to value diversity and difference over conformity and uniformity To enjoy from-the-heart, honest dialogues and avoid relationships marked by superficiality and hidden agendas To strive to be completely honest with God and appropriately transparent with others about our inmost thoughts, hopes, dreams, emotions, shortcomings, failings, transgressions, struggles To seek to welcome back mystery and...
    Note: New Added Values For Faith Communities
  • David shared from The Invisible: What the Church Can Do to Find and Serve the Least of These by Arloa Sutter
    I call the third type of church compassionate to the core. This is the church in which compassion, reconciliation, and justice are core values that permeate every aspect of church life.
    Note: Three types of churches - #3
  • David shared from The Invisible: What the Church Can Do to Find and Serve the Least of These by Arloa Sutter
    The second type of church recognizes compassion and justice as important and forms a compassion committee or social concerns ministry as one of the many ministries within the life of the church.
    Note: Three types of churches - #2
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