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A Traveler’s Guide to the Kingdom by James Emery White
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Session 1 | Come As You Are With Your Truth
James Emery White addresses truth, orthodoxy and the nature of the church in a world without absolutes.
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How do you fail at failing?
According to a recent article in Time magazine, all you have to do is study the recent collapse of Blockbuster. “Yes, the movie-rental firm was doomed,” Stephen Gandel writes, “But the ending could have been a lot better.”
There was little doubt that the practice of driving to a store to rent …
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In a recent profile of Nike CEO Mark Parker in Fast Company, a picture was shown of his sketch book where he outlined the “balances” he felt he must navigate as a leader. For Parker, it included such things as:
Micro – Macro
Quantity – Quality
Art – Science
Wholesale – Retail
Premium – Value
Brands – Inc.
While most ministry leaders might …
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If you haven’t seen the mocking of contemporary megachurch services, self-deprecatingly created by a contemporary megachurch with services similar to the parody itself (North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia), check it out here:
If you are at all familiar with this kind of church – meaning the mainstream American contemporary megachurch – it is brilliant …
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I once sat in the boardroom of a prominent Christian business leader who proclaimed that his business was just as much the “church” as any other enterprise.
I thought to myself, “Um, no, it’s not.”
A company is not the body of Christ instituted as the hope of the world by Jesus Himself, chronicled breathtakingly by Luke …
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Why are so many senior church leaders having problems with 20something staff members? I’ve talked with several pastors and staff members of late who find the working arrangement challenging at best, maddening at worst.
Common complaints among the older folk include pride (they feel like they know how to do things better than everyone else), they see …
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There are two primary challenges culture brings to the church: the first is to understand culture as the overarching context in which we live. Such an understanding allows us to become sensitized to culture’s unique challenges as a shaping influence in thought and behavior; even further, to know where to be prophetic and how to …
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James Emery White:
Innovating the Church:
Session 1 Audio - New Culture, New Methods
James Emery White is the founding and senior pastor of Mecklenburg Community Church in Charlotte, North Carolina; President of Church and Culture, a ministry which explores the intersection of faith and culture; and ranked adjunctive professor of theology and culture of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, which …
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