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The most revealing meeting at church

The most revealing meeting at church
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Simon Arscott
Simon Arscott Simon has been sent by the International Presbyterian Church to lead All Nations Church, Ilford. Born and bred south of the river in Camberwell, London, he studied in York.
28 July, 2022 2 min read

The philosopher Martin Buber said, ‘All real meaning in life is in meeting.’ But what’s the most revealing meeting at church?

Sunday morning? In almost every church I know, the best-attended meeting is the Sunday morning service. That’s the ‘high point’, where most work is put in. That’s where we expect newcomers to show up; it’s what we put effort into. We want it to be high quality. It’s a bit like dressing up to go on a first date. We’re trying to impress.

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