We have all heard the old adage that 20% of the congregation does 80% of the work. Why do we have a shortage of volunteers in our churches? There are many reasons. I think some are lack of time and lack of confidence. Families, jobs, sports, and other charities compete for the time and energy of our members. People are … Continue reading Would You Please Consider…?
Three incidents recently have made me painfully aware of what the Bible means when it says: Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly.James 3:1 The first incident was when I carelessly gave my opinion on a controversial subject. I was unaware … Continue reading We Who Teach
I have started going to another church. I can't worship here anymore. My heart sank. Not again, Lord, why are we losing yet another one? If I am honest, sometimes when I hear those words, I feel like Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice, "Go, go, I would not have you back again!" But this … Continue reading Letting Go