The "All In" series continues with message #27 on Luke 9:28-45.
Here is a great quote from Bonhoeffer's Life Together: Since the confession of sin is made in the presence of a Christian brother, the last stronghold of self-justification is abandoned. The sinner surrenders; he gives up all his evil. He gives his heart to God, and he finds the forgiveness of all his sin in … Continue reading Breaking Through
I just finished rereading Watchman Nee's classic work. As I read it, I thought it might be helpful to share some of the passages which I found particularly challenging or enlightening. Perhaps these passages will bless you and promote further growth and fruitfulness in your own walk with Christ. How sad that some … Continue reading Excerpts from “The Release of the Spirit”
We use some idioms. Here they are together for clarity: 10.2 Prayer Brief - a secure online document which contains the collective prayer requests and praises of our movement. Must have a Google account and lead a Life Team or 10.2 Prayer Meeting to access. 10.2 Prayer Meeting - 2 or more believers committed to … Continue reading Pleasant Street Glossary
The phrase, "Sharing life," is intentionally ambiguous and so we use the ambiguous image above to represent our mission. We perceive the image alternately as two faces pointed inward and a cup. The inward faces represent our commitment to share our lives. Christ has called us to love one another in community and so we … Continue reading Sharing Life and All That Implies
The Christ who kicks a man when he's down.
Last week while driving home, something I heard on the Christian radio station troubled me again. "You've found a place to connect." a male voice said. Don't ask me who the voice belonged to. I don't know. If I did know the name of the announcer, I probably wouldn't recognize him on the street. If … Continue reading Tuning Out Community