echelon2011

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Hard Christian Truths

Zombie Church

The modern church is not dead, but undead. The dead at least have the manners to be done with it and lay politely in their grave. But the church of the 21st century fills me with confusion. Its decay and disease have betrayed the church’s intended form and, unfortunately, spread worldwide. We see today not the ekklesia of the first century but a Zombie Church.

Jeremy Taliaferro
woman placing her finger between her lips
Missions

A Crisis On The Mission Field

There is a growing mental health crisis in America, and most churches seem ill-equipped to address the struggles of their congregants. Some churches try to address the impending emotional instability, but others just bury their heads in the sand. Instances of depression and anxiety have increased exponentially since the turn of the century, with no signs of letting up.

Jeremy Taliaferro
Church Missions

Six Ways Bureaucrats are Delaying the Next Movement of God

The first-century disciples turned the world upside down precisely because of their boldness and willingness to pay any price to see the kingdom expand. These things are still happening in many developing countries around the world, but it seems the western church has come to a dead standstill, and there are no signs that it will change anytime soon. Have you ever wondered why?

Jeremy Taliaferro
Culture

Six Things I Will Miss About Uganda

We have had the privilege to live in the pearl of Africa for ten years now. Sadly, that time is coming to a close. There are certain things that I will not miss (Bodas, politics, matooke), but there are things about Uganda that will be etched in my memory forever, and I will cherish them till the day I die. Here is a list of things I will miss about Uganda.

Jeremy Taliaferro