When Christians gather to worship, whether in an established church building or in someone’s living room, the format of such worship can vary dramatically. Some venues can be very regimented, with strict adherence to a schedule. Others can be full of liturgy and other formal elements of worship. Still others can be very relaxed and unstructured. Some may even be chaotic free-for-alls. Is there specific way in which believers are to worship together? Let’s discuss this.
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88: Evangelism or Discipleship? Must We Choose?
What is the difference between Evangelism and Discipleship? Are they the same thing? Are they steps towards a goal? Is one more important than the other? Do they accomplish the same results? Must we pick one over the other as we attempt to fulfill the Great Commission? Tom and Gavin discuss these important questions.
Here is a link to Jess Ray’s song, Too Good
86: Evangelism in the Simple Church
Today, Gavin and Tom review the recent book by Michael Frost, Surprise the World: The Five Habits of Highly Missional People. His book describes a simple of way of doing evangelism by effectively living out the Christian Life.
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85: Will The Church Ever Agree On Politics?
It has been over a month since the recent presidential election in America. Not only is the country divided over the outcome, but the Church in America is also divided politically. While there is some justification over this division given the the choices we had, there seems to be a whole lot of name calling, anger, and resentment among Christians during this entire election cycle. Is this division harmful? Is there a way to disagree politically within the body of Christ? Tom and Gavin share their thoughts on this.
From The Simple Guys: Gavin and Tom, Merry Christmas and Blessed New Year!
84: What Can We Learn From Jesus’ Letters To The Churches Pt. 3
83: What Can We Learn From Jesus’ Letters To The Churches Pt. 2
82: What Can We Learn From Jesus’ Letters To The Churches Pt. 1
81: Forrest Head Discusses the Zume Project
We are joined today by Forrest Head of BigLife. Forrest discusses the soon to be launched Zume Project, which is a grass roots resource to train simple biblical techniques of discipleship and simple church planting.
80: Catching Up!
After several weeks away from the recording studio, Tom and Gavin have much to catch up with. Listen as they fill us in on recent events, such as our annual Simple Church Conference, new church starts, and other news.
79: Keeping Tithes and Offerings Simple
Giving back to God is a vital part of our worship and devotion to God. Today, Gavin and Tom look at the various ways Christians within the Simple Church can give money towards the Kingdom of God.
If you are anywhere near Lexington, Kentucky during the weekend of September 10-11, why not join us for the 5th annual Simple Church Conference. The focus this year will be on prayer. Registration details can be found at the link below. We hope to see you there!
Tom and Gavin: Thanks for finding and sharing the video from Chan. He really does get it! Another brother who…