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Comings and Goings is a blog written by Theology, Formation, and Evangelism Director Charles B. "Chip" Hardwick as he travels throughout the church. God is on the move out and about in the world, working to redeem all things in Jesus Christ. As we join this mission, by the power of the Spirit we see God on the move. This blog contains glimpses of how Chip finds this to be true in his comings and goings. 

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Posts with tag: functional atheism

August 22, 2013

Dreaming Dreams >>> Functional Atheism

In a time of declining resources for many churches and presbyteries and the Presbyterian Mission Agency, we often bemoan the lack of staff and finances in order to do the ministry that we once undertook.  We forget that Peter does not say that God will pour out money upon all flesh.  He does not say that God will pour out extra staff members upon all flesh.  Peter reminds us that God will pour out the Spirit upon all flesh, so that people dream dreams and have visions.

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