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The Rev. Dr. Nate Phillips The Rev. Dr. Nate Phillips is co-pastor at Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, DE, and the author of the book "Do Something Else: The Road Ahead for the Mainline Church."

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Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, DE

 

The Rev. Dr. NATHANIEL PHILLIPS serves as co-pastor at Red Clay Creek Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, DE. He is the creator of FIRST (Freeing the Imagination of the Recently Seminary Trained), a mechanism for new types of evangelism and church starts in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Nate is the author of the book "Do Something Else: The Road Ahead for the Mainline Church."

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Latest Content by The Rev. Dr. Nate Phillips

The Rev. Dr. Nate Phillips

Nate Phillips: A Monster at the End of This Sermon

Luke 16:19-31

19th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C

September 25, 2016

The Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Phillips (PCUSA)

 

I remember the time I tried to introduce my daughter Lily, then two years old, to one of my favorite children's books, "There is a Monster at the End of this Book" starring lovable, furry, old Grover. To begin with, Lily was excited about Grover--even if she thought he was Elmo--and allowed me to read her the book. About halfway through the book, though, she grabbed it out of my hands and slammed it shut.

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The Rev. Dr. Nate Phillips

Nate Phillips: A Lesson from the Church Steeple Bells

The Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Phillips (PCUSA)

A few Sundays ago, I found myself distracted as I stood in the pulpit and read the morning's scripture.  Somehow I had timed up my reading with the ringing of the steeple bells that have not been reprogrammed since our change to summer worship times.  The chiming could be heard only faintly from my perch in the sanctuary; but, still, I was annoyed at the interruption and wondered if I would remember to have them reset.  I am sure that I was not the only one thinking, "We can't have that noise going on during the scripture reading."

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Other Recent Content by The Rev. Dr. Nate Phillips

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March 16, 2016

Nate Phillips: Time for the Mainline Church to Do Something Else

The Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Phillips (PCUSA)

The author of the new book "Do Something Else," Nate Phillips, encourages the mainline church to shift the conversation about the future.