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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 6 weeks 4 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 9 weeks 4 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 14 weeks 5 days 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 24 weeks 2 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 33 weeks 3 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...