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?
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.
Seeker Friendly Jesus Meets Matthew 10 As usual, Jesus would sit down and teach his disciples about the mission and vision he had for them. So on a bright sunny day, Jesus sat down to teach. However, the process for each meeting was becoming pretty complicated because, after every survey, his disciples came up with…… Continue reading Seeker Friendly Jesus Meets Matthew 10
Caveat First To my reader who may not know Christ as your personal savior. My hope is that in reading the following post, you’ll know what to look for in a church fellowship. As Christ followers, we are called to love you. You won’t find perfect people, but you can find a Christ fellowship that…… Continue reading Get on the Church bus, or get run over.
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
Un-convenient Biblical truths church folk don’t like to talk about anymore. One of my favorite movies is “It’s a Wonderful Life,” a film about an angel Clarence Odbody, and a man George Bailey who wants to kill himself. But Clarence is sent from Heaven to save George’s life. Clarence wants to get his wings and…… Continue reading Un-convenient Biblical truths church folk don’t like to talk about anymore.