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Ecclesiological Explorations – Part 6: Kingdom and Mission 1024 683 Andrew Hicks

Ecclesiological Explorations – Part 6: Kingdom and Mission

The Church is closely related to the Kingdom and to the Mission of God (Missio Dei), but there are potential misunderstandings. This article is an article for clarification of terms…

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The Kingdom of God: An Introduction

There are few concepts more central to the preaching of Jesus than the Kingdom of God. Sadly, however, this concept does not receive an equal amount of attention from Jesus’s…

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Ecclesiological Explorations – Part 5: “The Church is… Apostolic.” 1024 683 Andrew Hicks

Ecclesiological Explorations – Part 5: “The Church is… Apostolic.”

Since its beginning, teaching has been a key part of what the Church does in the world. In fact, right after responding to Peter’s sermon on the day of Pentecost…

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Ecclesiological Explorations – Part 4: “The Church is….Catholic…” 1024 683 Andrew Hicks

Ecclesiological Explorations – Part 4: “The Church is….Catholic…”

One distinction is important to make right off the bat. This is NOT referring to the Roman Catholic Church. The distinction that is usually made is between the capital “C”…

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Ecclesiological Explorations – Part 3: “The Church is … Holy…” 1024 683 Andrew Hicks

Ecclesiological Explorations – Part 3: “The Church is … Holy…”

The Church is holy. This is so in two senses. The first, is that the Church is holy. How can we claim otherwise? Jesus died and gave Himself up in…

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Ecclesiological Explorations – Part 2: “The Church is One…” 1024 683 Andrew Hicks

Ecclesiological Explorations – Part 2: “The Church is One…”

This is my second post in a series of ecclesiological explorations. We are studying the church in order to counter the bad ecclesiology that pervades so much of today’s world.…

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Ecclesiological Explorations – Part 1: Introduction 1024 683 Andrew Hicks

Ecclesiological Explorations – Part 1: Introduction

I am a Bibliophile. I love books. I collect books. Sometimes I collect more than I should….at least that’s what my wife thinks. I just love learning. I am also…

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For Times Like This 1024 768 Andrew Hicks

For Times Like This

I am a huge fan of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. The cop drama and special nature of their victims make this show irresistible. In one episode I watched tonight,…

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Why I’m A Catholic Christian 1024 597 Andrew Hicks

Why I’m A Catholic Christian

This is a manifesto for an orthodox generosity and an articulation of my thoughts on Christian unity. Inevitably, someone will read this and think I am claiming to be Roman Catholic. This…

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