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Evan Dolive

Rev. Evan M. Dolive is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He currently serves in Beaumont, Texas. He is currently writing a book to be published by The Pilgrim Press (publishing house of the United Church of Christ). For more information about Evan visit www.evandolive.com. Follow him on social media at @RevEvanDolive and fb.com/evandoliveauthor.

 

Blog Posts by Evan Dolive

Posted by Evan Dolive 7 weeks 6 days ago
I have a confession to make. I have not always been very fair with the church, and for that I apologize.In an effort to share my love and passion for my faith, I have picked and poked and criticized...
Posted by Evan Dolive 10 weeks 6 days ago
A lot has been written about the decline of the mainline church over the years. Numerous theories have been passed around. Nearly every pew-sitting faithful Christian in America has her or his own...
Posted by Evan Dolive 16 weeks 16 hours ago
It's that time of the year again, when we stand on the precipice of a new year and look forward to what is in store for us in 2015. Last year, I wrote 14 Things the Church Needs to Do in 2014,...
Posted by Evan Dolive 25 weeks 4 days ago
In the past few months I have come to a rather substantial conclusion: I cannot slow down time. Try as I might, my oldest daughter is now four and a half and is practically sprinting her way to "big...
Posted by Evan Dolive 34 weeks 5 days ago
At a church I used to serve there was a well-intentioned person who after every service would tell me how many people were in attendance. “We had 47 today, Preacher,” he would say. I could hear the...