The Luke 10 Manual by Steve and Marylin Hill: Additional Thoughts

This is part two of my engagement with The Luke 10 Manual by Steve and Marylin Hill. In this post, I will summarize the conclusions that I presently hold after thinking more about the book. The danger of reading any single book is that you will mistake it for the final word in a conversation composed of books. To save yourself from imbalanced reading, you condemn yourself to a life of reading — but I digress. I want to deal with this in five questions. Unfortunately, to keep this post to a readable length, I will have to make a variety of wild and unproven assertions. The only thing I really insist upon right now is the conclusion. Enjoy. Continue reading The Luke 10 Manual by Steve and Marylin Hill: Additional Thoughts

The Luke 10 Manual by Steve and Marylin Hill: Book Review

What is a house church? A high-power Bible study to replace your friendly neighborhood Baptist church? A Chinese thing that Christian sinophiles like to copy? I’m not really into revolution and radical excitement, and professional prophet types inspire me to special sorts of loathing. When I discovered The Luke 10 Manual by Steve and Marilyn Hill, I found not a florid rebel leaflet but a battered army handbook from an old and venerable war. It can be sharp and edgy, but it bears a practical focus on the essentials. Continue reading The Luke 10 Manual by Steve and Marylin Hill: Book Review