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The Early Church Finds Its Way: Discernment in the Acts of the Apostles

Hungryhearts article by Bonnie Bowman Thurston

Your General Assembly has created a task force with the mandate to lead the church “in spiritual discernment of [your] Christian identity.” It seems to me that an obvious source for this is St. Luke’s Acts of the Apostles, the story of the early Church’s growth and development. “How did the early Church in Jerusalem discern the will of God?” is the question I asked myself.

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