Church LIfe Archives - Seedbed

Late last year we had some birch trees cut down in front of our house. The trunks were over a foot thick. I thought...

How large should your church be? Silly question, you say. Depending on your theology or worldview, you might add: * Large as possible! Bigger is better! *...

Ponder these short parables: The king of a great land was about to take a long journey. He called his top three officials together. “I...

The most important book of 2016 is The Patient Ferment of the Early Church: The Improbable Rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire, by...

Jesus says in John 14, “In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go...

  In the Gospel of John, Jesus says he came to “finish the work” the Father had sent him to do. He prays that his...

  In the Gospel of John, Jesus says he came to “finish the work” the Father had sent him to do. He prays that his...

“When Jesus had received the wine, he said, ‘It is finished.’ Then he bowed his head and gave up his spirit” (John 19:30). Four other...

For a radical gospel (the biblical kind) we need a radical church (the biblical kind). What would a denomination do that really wanted to become...