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Author: Andrew

Doctrine Divides

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “doctrine divides,” doctrine has become a bad word. But, pick up a KJV Bible and you will find the word doctrine 56 times. Our modern translations simply translate the word as “teaching.” Doctrine is not a bad word. And division is not entirely bad.…

Pentecostal, Baptists, Independent…We All Need Each Other

A good article from Together for the Gospel called, “Why Charismatics and Calvinists Need Each Other,” speaks of the possible unity between missional oriented Charismatics and theological depth of the Calvinists. He begins by describing why we are so separated. This separation has never been more apparent than the present. It’s…

“You keep using that word…”

In studying the topic of partnership and working together I found myself writing different phrases that mean the same thing: Churches that partner together. Churches that work together. Partnering churches. Churches who work alone. To simplify my writing and note taking I am creating new words: multichurch, monochurch, and cochurch. These aren’t the only…

One Church

Unity. What every church preaches, and yet, never practices. Sure, each church loves to come together and fellowship within their own buildings, their own congregations, their own traditions. But, hardly ever do they work with other churches or other traditions in the community. If it wasn’t for Good Friday community…