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. It 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….

What’s your image?

We talked today about metaphors for the church in the Scriptures; you will think about the body, the bride, a royal priesthood, the family, friend of God, a chosen people, the sheep of His pasture… you will think of more I’m sure.  Then we talked about the imagery of the leader. Think of priest, prophet,…