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A quiet kind of revolution

It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery. (Galatians 5:1) Earlier I shared, in this Catch, how almost daily I go help Marti’s fellow … Continue reading

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A different kind of church

The Catch is a place where believing is not necessary for belonging. We have people at various stages of belief and unbelief. If you are on the journey, you may walk with us. Belief is not the absence of doubt, … Continue reading

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More church than church

We had church last Sunday night on Facebook Live, and I would give it high marks. It began with a Call to Worship (“Love Him in the Morning”), and then some of what we call Body Life, then a teaching … Continue reading

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The Church of the Open Door

Church is home for bad people. Jesus didn’t come for good people; He made that very clear. And yet, why does this always seem like such a radical concept? Like, once we are in church, we are all supposed to … Continue reading

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What does a fog machine have to do with church?

I heard a telling statistic last night on our BlogTalkRadio show — a fascinating discussion, by the way, about the value of connecting with the writings and the liturgy of the first century Christians who are our brothers and sisters. … Continue reading

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Finding Elisha

Step 8: Are looking closely at the lives of famous men and women of the Bible who turned out to be ordinary sinners like us. Elijah was, by many accounts, the greatest prophet the nation of Israel ever had. He … Continue reading

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Whitewater Christian Church

Step 5. Will cease all attempts to apply teaching and rebuke to anyone but ourselves. My son, Chandler goes to a very cool church. The pastor has tattoos and brown disks the size of poker chips implanted in his earlobes, … Continue reading

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What it’s like on the outside

Whether we’ve had anything to do with putting them there or not doesn’t really matter; many feel like they are being kept outside by the church, and sadly, these are people who desperately want – and need — to come … Continue reading

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