by David Nesbitt
I hate camping. For some of you, that might sound like heresy – but please, don’t waste your time writing angry letters to the editor.
My mind is made up: if tents are involved, you can count me out. But despite my antipathy toward them, even I can’t deny the role of tents in church life.
From the Apostle Paul, who earned his living by stitching them, to the intrepid Methodists still pitching them each summer, tents have a long association with Christianity. They have provided the venue for thousands of events, and even as our buildings and technology continue to evolve, the humble tent still plays a key role in the ministry of many churches.
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