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Changing the church is hard, or is it

Changing the church is hard, or is it

This week a couple of things trigged some nostalgia for me. I went to Jordon Cooper’s funeral and another major blog in the old post-modern/emerging/missional church stream shutdown. As I went to the funeral with another blogger from back in those days I asked what came of all that conversation. He replied with the title of this post. Changing the church is hard. In my house church years, I was neck deep in living out the things I was exploring….

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Alone in a crowd

Alone in a crowd

There is a steady stream of committed Christians that have given up on church services. I’ve been listening to their stories for many years. While each story is unique one common dynamic is disconnection. People sit in a crowd and feel alone and disconnected. There is a field of psychology called attachment theory. If you wanted to sound unscientific you could call it the love theory. It is all about how people bond with each other. In the research there…

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