Category Archives for "FaithSoaring Churches"

Insight 199: FaithSoaring Churches Are Aware of the Value of the Congregation to Its Context

Many congregations believe they no longer add value to their community context. Often this is not the case. Some congregations represent a stable and healthy model of life for their community. Some congregations have great political value in their community. Some congregations are the social and moral moorings of their community. Congregations seeking to transform […]

Insight 198: FaithSoaring Churches Look Within the Community Context for the Presence of God

Transforming congregations seek the presence of the Triune God within their community context. While Jesus was regularly in the Temple or synagogues, he was more often in the community context encountering people. The Triune God is in the community context of every congregation. The presence of the unconditional love of God is everywhere. Congregations seeking […]

Insight 197: FaithSoaring Churches Look Within the Church for the Presence of God

Transforming congregations seek the presence of the Triune God within their congregation–even within the walls of their church facilities. In many church facilities, staff persons, volunteers, and even security persons are walking the halls of the church. Their presence is very visible. People are looking for them. In the halls and within the fellowship of […]

Insight 194: FaithSoaring Churches are Aware of the Distance Between the Leading Edge and the Rest of the Congregation

Congregations seeking to transform and desiring to carry as many people with them as possible are always aware of the conceptual and activity distance between the leading edge and the rest of the congregation. There will always be some distance and there ought to always be healthy tension between the leading edge and the rest […]

Insight 191: FaithSoaring Churches Recognize Theological Diversity

Congregations seeking to transform are aware of the theological diversity creeping into their congregation. Not everyone believes the same thing. Not everyone believes what their denominational core doctrine says. Not everyone knows what they believe. Many people are confused about what they believe, and what their congregation stands for. These congregations see this as an […]

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