We are caught in a liminal space. Do you know this word? Liminality? It means “a threshold of consciousness.” Theologically speaking, liminal space refers to the moment we become conscious of a transition. Like standing in a doorway, we’re between one space and...
A Mission Small Enough to Fit on a License Plate, Big Enough to Change the World by Jim Somerville, Senior Pastor, Richmond’s First Baptist Church
In this Ted-ish Talk Jim Somerville explains the mission of First Baptist Church: “Bringing the Kingdom of Heaven to Richmond, Virginia,” or, as he often abbreviates it, “the KOH2RVA” (which is, actually, his license plate). When he came to First Baptist in 2008 Jim...
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CBFVA Theologian in Residence August 2020 I have a favorite Thomas Merton quote. (Doesn’t everyone?) Merton was an American monk, beloved spiritual writer, and theologian in the mid-20th century, who left a remarkable legacy and lasting imprint on Christian...
Rev. Dr. Michael Cheuk joins Art Wright for a conversation that centers on racial reconciliation and the church. This topic is especially timely for congregations right now, as many (especially white congregations) are wondering how to engage in working toward racial...
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