Hello…

As you pull into the church parking lot, you notice the normal throng of people gathered by the front doors, the smoke billowing around them as they take a last drag before going to swear off their addictions. You push through, nodding to one of the guys you met at another meeting, and enter the … Continue reading Hello…

Hello…

As you pull into the church parking lot, you notice the normal throng of people gathered by the front doors, the smoke billowing around them as they take a last drag before going to swear off their addictions. You push through, nodding to one of the guys you met at another meeting, and enter the … Continue reading Hello…

People Aren’t Even Buying Bibles

Nashville-based publisher Thomas Nelson said Tuesday it laid off 55 employees.Employees were told about the layoffs this morning, said Lindsey Nobles, company spokeswoman. Nobles declined further comment. She declined to discuss specifics on which departments were affected by the layoffs, but said the layoffs occurred throughout the company. Thomas Nelson lays off 55 employees | … Continue reading People Aren’t Even Buying Bibles

Yes Virginia, I Think It’s A Recession

Davidson County has seen a nearly 9.3 percent increase in the number of households on food stamps, while counties such as Rutherford, Cheatham and Wilson have seen more than 15 percent increases. That's mainly because they're fast-growing communities with rapidly increasing unemployment rates, Johnson said. Sumner and Williamson counties also saw a nearly 10 percent … Continue reading Yes Virginia, I Think It’s A Recession

Stream of Consciousness on a Monday morning

I’m sitting at Panera in Green Hills this morning with a million different thoughts going through my mind. There are many plates spinning – our Advent happenings at the church, a number of community possibilities, and the gearing up of opposition to the English First referendum here in Nashville. Combine that with our economic recession … Continue reading Stream of Consciousness on a Monday morning