Simple church has led me to some unexpected places in my faith. Most recently, I have found myself reconsidering the Greatest Commandment quoted by church leaders across the globe (even here on this site) as a foundational pillar of the Church’s mission. I have encountered compelling arguments that have persuaded me that we are misguided when we hold up the Greatest Commandment as the focus of our faith.
We all know it’s important to meet together often as believers for our mutual encouragement. This is true and good. What’s not necessarily true and good, is that many of us equate this with Sunday worship service.
Many simple churches are meeting online these days. This is proving to be a great opportunity for connection and community for many that have never enjoyed “simple church” life! Fill out this questionnaire and we will do our best to help you begin down the road of virtual simple church!
“Finding church” is challenging anytime, but with the COVID-19 quarantine, perhaps our need to re-think “church” has never been more clear? Join us in reading and having a conversation around the many important issues Wayne Jacobsen addresses in this book. Online Meeting – April 22nd at 7:30 PM EST.
With the Coronavirus canceling “church services” across the land, folks are starting to ask questions about what “having church” in your home looks like. Here are some ideas and thoughts on the subject!
Do we “cancel church?” This is the question many church leaders are wrestling with today. The coronavirus is bringing many aspects of society to a screeching halt. Governments have asked churches to close. Are we “selling out” if we fail to stand up to the government? I would contend that the issue lies with the premise. While it may be possible and even necessary to cancel a church service, the Church cannot be canceled. Jesus said, “I will build My church and gates of hell will not prevail against it.” I would like to suggest that He is doing just… Read More »Canceling Church
Kentucky Governor urges citizens to avoid large crowds and to have time with their family this weekend in their home where they can “practice their faith and worship.”
UPDATE: THIS SHOW HAS BEEN POSTPONED. STAY TUNED AND WE WILL UPDATE FOLKS ABOUT A NEW DATE. MEANWHILE, ENJOY ZACH’S MUSIC WHILE QUARANTINED! Earlier this year, I was excited to see that Zach Winters released a new album. I first heard of Zach Winters when I noticed a tweet from one of my favorite songwriters, Josh Garrels, giving a shout out to Zach Winters and the album Monarch. I checked it out and immediately became a Zach Winters fan, as did Karla. When his newest album, Love is a Garden, came out, I immediately purchased it and knew right… Read More »Zach Winters with Sylvie, Dana Vogel – POSTPONED