We’re going to try, this Lent, to take a deeper look at the hard work of forgiveness and how it is a renewing, central practice in the Body of Christ.
How many questions have been answered and how many new opportunities, relationships, and possibilities have materialized even as new questions arose about the future?
And as surely as we know that Christ came so many years ago, we also know that Christ has brought and will continue bring healing, restoration, and the Kingdom of God until the day it is fully, finally realized.
Our church family is preparing for our next permanent, installed Pastor. We have faith in our future. We are open to change and trying new ideas of ministry.
This is a question that I am sure all of us have been asked more times than we can remember. It’s a question that the “asker” queries us, expecting to receive back a short answer. I believe that they often expect to hear something about Jesus in our reply.
It is in our DNA to reform, rebuild, remodel, repurpose, reclaim, rehab, replenish and rebirth those things that we see through the lenses of faith. You might say that the church is in the “re and we” business.
We want young families! That is the common cry among mainline churches of today. We want to grow the church, is the second most common refrain heard by pastors today from our members. Where are they, is next on the list of common questions as to how to move the [...]