Forbearing

“For bearing (carrying) actively,” admittedly a disjointed definition of the word forbearance. Although we don’t hear the word often these days “forbearance” has a central place in the Dunker tradition of Christian living. Forbearance does not mean agreeing with anything … Continue reading

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Church The Connection Place

Church is the connection place. You probably have heard that before but it’s no less true now. In fact, connecting is pretty much the reason that Christian congregations exist. The church should be a place where people learn and practice … Continue reading

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Leading Change In The Church

The following is a book report on John P. Kotter’s business classic Leading Change. In addition to Kotter’s information I have added notes about my own personal experience in turning congregations towards growth as well as provided some excerpts from … Continue reading

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Our Church Needs To Focus On Relating To Eacth Other

First, let me remind you of my offering that the best vital and compelling vision for firing up we Dunkers should be focused on our congregations being places that teach and practice how to live in good personal relationships with … Continue reading

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How About A Vital Vision For Fullfilling Interpersonal Relationships?

Now that we Church of the Brethren Dunkers are on a quest for a compelling vision that will bring new life into our denomination I want to do what I can to help the process along. For those who may … Continue reading

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ARE WE CHILDREN’S MILK BRETHREN?

1 Corinthians 3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) On Divisions in the Corinthian Church 3 And so, brothers and sisters,[a] I could not speak to you as spiritual people, but rather as people of the flesh, as infants in Christ. … Continue reading

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FACEBOOK REFUSES TO FOLLOW OWN STANDARDS WITH PORNOGRAPHIC JESUS DRAWING

For about a month now I have been trying to get Facebook to ban use of a pornographic drawing of Jesus in the Facebook group “Christian Contradictions And Questions They Can’t Logically Answer.’ Which I was a member of before … Continue reading

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