The Church I Love (part 2)

This post obviously belongs to a series I published several years ago, a couple of which I already reblogged, and so I cannot reblog them again. However, even though this one is less exciting than others in the series, I think it says some general things about the series and about the church and me that are worth looking at again as I wind this blog down. Thanx again for visiting. Thanx to my readers in New Zealand for your interest in all the prophetic ministry posts! Glad to have you here.

Fat Beggars School of Prophets

Last September I offered a post called The Church I Love.  In that post I mentioned that out of all the churches I ever belonged to, only two of them really jazzed me.  I then spent the rest of that post describing, briefly, the first one – New Life Church in Abilene, Texas.  I now want to take some time and tell about the second one, Vandelia Church in Lubbock, Texas.

I don’t usually post praises of the church.  This blog spends a LOT of time and energy calling out the church of America that so blithely closes the homeless out and consigns them to the cold of night.  I regularly pray and work in every imaginative way I can to change that, and I am not at all bashful about criticizing this huge (and yet almost unnoticed) elephant in the room!  AND YET… I love the church.  I…

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