Virtual "church services" are not an adequate replacement of the church gathering...but then when you really think about it, it's just a virtualized version of what we typically do on Sunday mornings in most churches. Most of what takes place on a typical Sunday morning in most typical churches can be experienced nearly the same [...]
We are where we are because God has ordered all of our steps. Every. Single. Step. Ordered and known by God. We are where we are because He alone put us there. Our job.Our home.Our neighborhood. Our city / town / village.Our school. All of this...and more. God ordered that. He ordered it for a [...]
Bible studiesLarge Sunday gathering attendanceA praise team (or a choir)Lots of volunteersLots of well attended eventsLarge budgetsA facilityLots of programs (youth, children, music, etc.)A really cool websiteA quality livestream of your Sunday gatherings When you take a look at this list, you will find that most of these things are good, and some of them [...]
We have failed at showing you kindness and compassion even if we disagree with you about sexuality.
Recently I saw a social media friend of mine (who also happens to be a pastor) post the following question: "What are you going to do about your complacent approach to Jesus and His church?" And it got me thinking about the many times I have accused the church body of being too complacent, or [...]