What have we learned?

I’ve said it before, I’m saying it again, the role that The Church has played in hurting individuals in the past is no testimony to what the mission is and is certainly no reflection on the grace God has extended to every sinner, and that’s us! Can we see it? Can we acknowledge it? Most…

The lost are at church too

I came across a Twitter feed that pointed to an article by James Ross, a pastor who, like me, writes about his family, faith, and church. The article caught my attention because of the title and nature – you can read it here.┬áIt did get me thinking about my own experience in leading a congregation,…

RESPECT for the Bride

I sat through Laurel Buckingham’s lecture, well Q&A, this morning and appreciated the reflected discussion. He’s been a very successful pastoral leader. So that was a good experience. He shared these four keys to success: 1. Be on time. 2. Do what you say you are gong to do. 3. Finish what you start. 4….