The Mysterious Missing Spiritual Discipline of Gathering

Episode #699
June 8, 2021
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In this episode, Thom and Sam look at worship attendance from the perspective of a spiritual discipline. Is attendance really a spiritual discipline, and what are the implications if it is?

    • Gathering with other believers is not usually viewed as a spiritual discipline.
    • The most commonly mentioned spiritual disciplines are prayer, fasting, and Bible reading.
    • From Acts 2:42 following, the church is urged to gather.
    • Gathering is sometimes called “attendance” and, thus, has detractors.
    • We are watching the debate on whether virtual meetings are true gatherings.




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