Day: December 21, 2014

The Magazine: Out of step? Or marching to a different drummer?

Which of these metaphors—out of step or marching to a different drummer—best describes the Church? Personally, I want the Church to march to a different drummer. The drumbeat that we hopefully seek to hear is the drumbeat of God’s Spirit calling us to embody a radically Christian ethic. In particular, the Church follows in Jesus’ …

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Loads of what you know about the Nativity isn’t in the Bible

A recent survey in Britain showed that most people didn’t really know the biblical nativity story.  Instead, it showed that their knowledge of the Nativity was largely drawn from other sources, such as their home nativity set and Christmas pageants apparently.  The survey was done by the Bible Society, which exists to promote people’s engagement …

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