What’s Our Brand? – What Do We Want People to Know First? Growing up without the money to buy the latest ‘trending’ this or that was a blessing. Although, growing up without the internet understanding ‘trending’ was also a blessing. Many of us have a brand whether we want one or not. But some in…… Continue reading What’s Our Brand? – What Do We Want People to Know First?
Driving by this sign day after day which read “Experience God”, I thought to my self, ‘self, what does that mean?’ I mean it’s a sign that is in front of a building with the word ‘church’ in the name. It’s a good size building being built and so I looked at some of the…… Continue reading Experiencing God in a Corporate Setting ? Messaging Matters
Carl and Wally
Dear Brothers and Sisters: Please Stop Boasting about a local Church/Pastor. As many read this, it is already possible to see the smoke coming out of many ear canals spelling “How Dare You!” “You’re harming the church!” “You have a spirit of criticism!” and so on. Speaking of spirits, recently I had someone cast the…… Continue reading Dear Brothers and Sisters: Please Stop Boasting about a local Church/Pastor.
How we use music to segregate our church meeting. ———————————————————————————————————- First of all, the rules for this post. (ominous sounding eh?) Rule: 1 This post is not about racial equality, race issues in general. Rule: 2 This post is not about singling out any culture or race. Rule: 3 This post is from an American…… Continue reading How we use music to segregate within the local church
The human church was never established to be a bridge to God that we should boast of our abilities. On the other hand, Jesus: his birth, life ,death and resurrection is the bridge to God. Its arrogance to believe we can rise to that act of Christ. No, we are not the bridge brothers and…… Continue reading Jesus is the Bridge
The Christian Selfie I Love Me! Look at Me! As followers of the Christ, what are we to say about selfies? Jesus tells us “Happy are people who are humble, because they will inherit the earth.” Matthew 5:5 So what about Selfies? Why do we do it? Is it a way we share, or is…… Continue reading The Christian Selfie – As followers of the Christ, what are we to say about selfies?
I recently received an invitation to a church in our area. It was a very nice postcard that told me a lot of info about the church. It even had a little map of where the church is located. And then I saw it, the part that read, ‘Bring this card for a free gift.’ …… Continue reading It is God who adds to the church, not church marketing