Church visits (Chicagoland) | Skillful Shepherds – Christian Article

Church visits (Chicagoland) I had the opportunity to visit 2 church services last Sunday. The first was a satellite extension of megachurch Willow Creek at South Lake. Worship, welcome and communion was live, but the sermon was livestreamed from their main campus at South Barrington (as they are going through a series on Philippians).The other was a homey small church near TEDS called Village Church of Lincolnshire (VCL), part of the EFCA denomination. The long-serving pastor of 20+ years there…

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Our Summer Church-Visit Holidays: The Pattern

We wanted to hear Rob Bell in person. The first time we travelled to Grand Rapids he was away, but we went back again to have the complete experience. Not long after, Rob was gone from Mars Hill Bible Church over his view of hell, among other things. I had some history visiting Willow Creek to hear Bill Hybels, but my wife had not. We went several times to South Barrington to hear him. Last year, in the wake of…

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