Originally posted by kirksey957
Let us begin. I want to dedicate this first case to my atheist brother, Rwingett. Even he would be blessed by these Christians. In 1942, Clarence Jordon, a Baptist pastor, and his wife Florence started a radical experiment called Koinonia Farm. They wanted to live out the teachings of Jesus amidst the poverty and racism of the south. They founded ...[text shortened]... verty and promote healthy communities.
Clarence died in 1969. His name is worth remembering.
Thank you for this bit of history. It is remeniscent of the 1st century church, in some ways.
44 Now all who believed were together, and had all things in common,
45 and sold their possessions and goods, and divided them among all, as anyone had need.
46 So continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they ate their food with gladness and simplicity of heart,
47 praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily those who were being saved.