“Free backpacks for every child in attendance, just come to our church this weekend!” — the headline read on a local church’s website some years ago. And come to church that weekend they did. In the thousands. In fact weekend after weekend for decades they piled through the doors of thousands [...]
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Good afternoon Disciples Church, Given the ever-changing information regarding the Coronavirus outbreak and spread I want to take a few minutes to update you on where we are at as a church family. A cross-section of our church met today to discuss the wisdom of moving forward gathering in person tomorrow [...]
This past Saturday twenty-some people gathered at my home for a meal and some envisioning what it might look like to join God on his mission to make disciples in a changing church that finds herself in the midst of a radically changing city. For those unable to make it, [...]
Andrei Rublov's Icon depicting the Trinity through the mysterious visit by three angels to Abraham and Sarah provides an insight into a very confounding passage of Scripture found in Genesis 18. Read Henri Nouwen's thoughts on the icon below. Doc - Jan 26 2019 - 12-28 PM For more on [...]
As a church, we have experienced some transformative encounters in Guatemala. five trips, thirty one team members, and thousands given in aid and water relief. The stories we have told of God's movement and the ways in which those experiences have nudged us toward Christlikeness are impossible to measure. For [...]
When my family set out with Teri, Sean, Adam, and a few others to start a church from scratch I knew there would be landmines to avoid. I read the books and listened to those who had gone before me talk about the importance of gathering a big enough crowd, [...]
Come on in, DC kids spaces are meant to be shared with our Disciples Family. Commonly found – music playing loudly, energy filled rounds of musical chairs, snacks generously shared with the floor, kiddos speaking in OUTSIDE VOICES, and Christ’s Love radiating louder and grander than anything else in the [...]
Has a worship experience ever changed your life? I’ve had a few that I can vividly remember. I was at a church men’s retreat in the early 2000‘s and there was a group of us worshiping with a large Native American drum. It was during that time that God began [...]
In college I was in a group of friends, probably twenty-strong, who would gather every Thursday night to watch the cultural phenomenon that was “E.R.” A medical drama set in Chicago, it centered its stories on the personal and professional woes of Emergency Room doctors - a clever mix of [...]
As part of our CELEBRATE EIGHT festivities on Sunday October 22, 2017 I prayed a long, but deeply personal and hopeful prayer over you, Disciples. Thanks to the pushing of Taylor Seminary President, Dr. David Williams, I spent the next few days pouring over 1 Thessalonians 1 & 2. So [...]