Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Life Together: Confession & Communion

This is the fifth & final post in a series, taking an in-depth look at Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s classic, Life Together (Community, The day with others, The Day Alone, Minstry). As Bonhoeffer draws this work to a conclusion he refocuses his sight on the gospel and that a gospel community is

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Life Together: Ministry

This is the fourth in a series, taking an in-depth look at Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s classic, Life Together (Community, The day with others, The Day Alone, Confession & Communion). Bonhoeffer opens this chapter with a stark warning; we can destroy Christian community. One of the ways true Christian fellowship can

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Life Together: The day alone

This is the third in a series, taking an in-depth look at Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s classic, Life Together (Community, The day with others, Ministry, Confession & Communion). After having looked at a day in community, Bonhoeffer turns to the individual and highlights two truths of the Christian faith: 1)

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Life Together – The day with others

This is the second in a series, taking an in-depth review of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s classic, Life Together (Community, The Day Alone, Ministry, Confession & Communion). After having considered the nature and purpose of the Christian community and the foundation on which it rests, Bonhoeffer begins to establish

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God hates visionary dreaming

God hates visionary dreaming; it makes the dreamer proud and pretentious. The man who fashions a visionary ideal of community demands that it be realized by God, by others, and by himself. He enters the community of Christians with his demands, sets up his own

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Life Together: Community

This is the first in a series, taking an in-depth review of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s classic, Life Together (The Day with Others, The Day Alone, Ministry, Confession & Communion). What is the church and what kind of corporate life should it have? These are important questions, especially in an