Report on July

Interestingly, July had as many hits as June, even though readership largely went to the beach over the 4th and I stopped much in the way of writing before the month ended. That’s encouraging. Thanks for reading!

Here are the most popular posts for the month —

Communion Meditations 348
On Communion Meditations 341
About the Author 238
Upgrading a Church of Christ Worship Ser 209
Pagan Christianity and Congregational Au 196
Index 181
But If You Do Marry … 163
Communion Meditation: Heaven on Earth 138
U.S. Income and Employment Taxes for Mis 132
Lectureship Presentations 129
A fresh approach to the Lord’s Supper 124
Communion Meditation: A Lesson from an E 121
On Bad Elders: Removing Lousy Elders, a 119
Instrumental Music 117
Buried Talents: Further on How Elders Ov 111
In Response to an Email re Instrumental 110
Pagan Christianity and Congregational Au 109
Quail Springs Church of Christ “Disfello 108
Dealing with Murmurers 92
Books by Jay Guin 91
On Bad Elders: Thinking Out Loud 91
Quail Springs Church of Christ “Disfello 89
I Am No Music Scholar 86
Church Growth: Hiring the Right Preacher 85
Adding Fried Chicken to the Lord’s Suppe 85
Surprised by Hope: Will We Go to Heaven 82
On Bad Elders: Doing a Better Job of Sel 81
Which Gospel? The Gospel of Community, P 80
On Bad Elders: Removing Lousy Elders, To 80
Which Gospel? The Gospel of Grace 77
Managing Missions: Are Short-Term Missio 76
Quail Springs Minister “Disfellowshipped 75
Communion Meditation: The Christian Pass 72
Which Gospel? The Gospel of Baptism (Pau 71
Which Gospel? The Gospel of Community, P 69
Amazing Grace/Churches of Christ in Decl 65
Quail Springs Church of Christ “Disfello 64
Buried Talents 63
Gospel Advocate Creed: Don’t Let the Adv 61
A Communion Meditation: Death to Life 59
Buried Talents: “Women should remain sil 59
Buried Talents: Women in the Old Testame 58
Quail Springs Church of Christ “Disfello 57
The Gospel According to Luke, Chapter by 57
Communion Meditation: The Body of Christ 55
Blue Like Jazz: Lesson materials 55
Buried Talents: Elders, Wives of One Hus 54
On Bad Elders: Removing Lousy Elders, To 52
Future of the Progressive Churches of Ch 52
How do I know if God has called me to a 52
Communion Meditation: The Bread of Life 51
Communion Meditation: God’s Great Banque 51
Quail Springs Church of Christ “Disfello 51
The <i>”Gospel Advocate”</i> Creed 50
Which Gospel? The “Gospel” Verses 50
Buried Talents: Studies in the Role of W 49
Communion Meditation: Unity 48
Letter to a Gay Man in the Churches of C 48
Firing or Not Firing a Minister 48
“That Which Is Perfect”: What Paul Reall 47
Which Gospel? The Gospel of Baptism (Pau 47
Which Gospel? The Gospel of Unity 47
The Audacity of Hope 44
Which Gospel? The Gospel of Community ( 44
Born of Water 43
Buried Talents: That’s All I Have to Say 43
The Holy Spirit and Revolutionary Grace 42
Churches of Christ in Decline? 42
Do We Teach Another Gospel? 42
Why we should merge churches–the practi 41
Ministers Guilty of Sexual Sin 40
What really is a test of fellowship? 39
Churches of Christ in Decline? “Good New 39
Buried Talents: Women in the Old Testame 39
Meditation: The Extraordinary Ordinary 38
A Dozen Rules for Firing a Minister, Par 37
Colbert and Congregational Autonomy 37
Richland Hills, Instrumental Music, and 36
A Communion Meditation: The Pattern for 36
Buried Talents: 1 Corinthians 7 (Sex and 36
Buried Talents: Reconciling Egalitariani 36
Entertainment, Applause, and Worship 35
Which Gospel? The Gospel of Community, P 35
Buried Talents: 1 Corinthians 11, “The h 35
Letter to a Gay Man in the Churches of C 35
Quail Springs Church of Christ “Disfello 34
Which Gospel? The Gospel of Community, P 34
Which Gospel? The Gospel of the Spirit: 34
Which Gospel? Summarizing the Results 34
Amazing Grace: Should We Re-baptize Bapt 34
An Idea for Teaching a Class on Grace 33
Churches of Christ 33
Financial Sin in the Churches of Christ 33
Which Gospel? The Gospel of the Spirit: 33
Communion Meditation: The Blood of the C 33
Buried Talents: Elders, Wives of One Hus 33
Communion Meditation: Recognizing the Bo 32
What’s Wrong With How We Do Church? Will 32
What’s Wrong With How We Do Church? 31
Interpreting the Bible: Woe to You Phari 31
Amazing Grace: Our Heritage of Wonderful 31
Which Gospel? The Gospel of Baptism (Pau 31

The “Surprised by Hope” posts barely register. Why aren’t people interested in where we go when we die? Well, Lord willing, I’ll soon be talking about hell. Maybe that’ll be more interesting!

I’m still surprised at the long term popularity of —

On Communion Meditations

Upgrading a Church of Christ Worship Service Without Buying a Guitar

Both are about how to do a better job with our assemblies. Evidently, I’m not the only person who thinks we can do better — even without a guitar.

About Jay F Guin

My name is Jay Guin, and I’m a retired elder. I wrote The Holy Spirit and Revolutionary Grace about 18 years ago. I’ve spoken at the Pepperdine, Lipscomb, ACU, Harding, and Tulsa lectureships and at ElderLink. My wife’s name is Denise, and I have four sons, Chris, Jonathan, Tyler, and Philip. I have two grandchildren. And I practice law.
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