Everyday as I’m scrolling through my Facebook feed I see all sorts of shared posts about “The 10 Things The Church Needs to do to Survive” or “8 Ways That the Church is Missing the Mark” or countless other stories in the same ilk.… Read the rest
I confess that one of the things that has always eluded me is how Mother’s Day has become one of the high holy days in the life of the American church.
Don’t get me wrong . . . I like mothers as much as the next guy.… Read the rest
Not long ago I sat in a worship service listening to another pastor exhort his congregation to service and carrying out the radical call of Christ to love our neighbors. I was sitting there silently cheering him on when all of the sudden he made the following comment:
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Now before anyone panics, understand that I’m not suggesting that we’re going to let the local homeless take residence in our church.
As most of my Facebook friends know by now, I’m currently in Los Angeles having helped my eldest drive from Nashville to establish a new home. Needing to recover from the drive and needing some time off, I chose to stay over a few extra days to enjoy the sunshine, connect with some old friends, and generally relax.… Read the rest