Jonathan K. Dodson

Author | Christ is All | Pastor

Monuments to Gypsies, Lesbians, and Jews

January 29, 2008

What people, what nation builds monuments to gypsies, lesbians and Jews? The country that had the power to rule the world—Germany. In an incredibly redemptive turn, Germany has not only publicly acknowledged the atrocities of the Holocaust, it has also set out to embed cultural markers of confession and repentance by erecting monuments to the gypsies, lesbians and Jews that were murdered during the Holocaust. It seems that white Evangelical churches have a lot to learn from the Germans. Instead

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The Gospel and Community

January 28, 2008

for Paul the gospel bound believers to one another as well as to God. Acceptance by Christ necessitated acceptance of those whom he had already welcomed (Rom 15:7); reconciliation with God entailed reconciliation with others who exhibited the character of gospel preaching (Phil 4:2-3); union in the Spirit involved union with one another, for the Spirit was primarily a shared, not individual, experience. The gospel is not a purely personal matter. It has a social dimension. It is a communal

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Off to Chicago

January 28, 2008

I am heading out to TEDS for Acts 29 Coaches Training today. I will try to blog a bit while I am there but no guarantees. I will be trained how to coach others in this incredibly challenging task of planting churches. A noteworthy resource made available to coaching candidates is Coachnet. Check it out. We also have read Coaching 101 by Bob Logan.And for an potential church planters reading this, there is a A29 bootcamp this week featuring Mark

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Dwell – Urban Planting Conference

January 26, 2008

You wont want to miss it: DWELL

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