It Takes a Village to Make a Church: Part IV

Forming intersections It would be a small village, let alone a modern town or city that could sustain itself within the narrow confines of religious employment, as described in the previous article (Click here) A vast majority of the ecclesia must find employment elsewhere. The ecclesia will buy cars, purchase homes, pay utilities, shop, dine, …

It Takes a Village to Make a Church: Part II

A Christian Culture? Culture and community are indeginous to even the most primitive of civilizations. One might say that the aspiration to create and the need to congregate are God-given, and perhaps they are. However, there is nothing to indicate that Tubal-Cain (the first artisan, by biblical account) was particularly “Christian” or virtuous, nor was …