BBC, like every local church, is a work in progress. Jesus is building his church “until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the
The Scriptures define a church as a gathered congregation: one body, gathered in Christ, gathered to Christ, gathered to grow in Christ and gathered to serve Christ. As we have come to appreciate in an existential way over the past seven months, partial gathering of
In the closing verses of Mark’s Gospel, there are some themes that recapitulate not only the beginning of the Gospel but also much other material we encountered along the way. These words contain truth and are therefore profitable for us.
I have seen warnings in subway stations in different parts of the world to “mind the gap.” They serve as a warning about the space between the platform and the door of the train. If you don’t pay attention, serious injury can result. This helpful