Yesterday on Facebook someone reminded me that I never posted the third video on post-Christendom that I put together for a friend’s adult education class. (You can find the first two here and here.)

The main content of this final installment is a prophetic oracle and symbolic action I wrote for a DMin class on Jeremiah. These don’t represent any particular congregations but rather represents two general types of churches that I have noticed in my observations of post-Christendom. If this makes you uncomfortable, there’s probably a good reason.

John W. Vest

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  1. This is really fine John. You have begun that process with the conference you helped organize last week. Keep on with this journey! Peace

  2. And the congregation says, amen. Blessed are you for bringing new news to ears who do want to hear. Thank you dear John for your courage in your wisdom. Peace

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