Posts from May 2018

Posts from May 2018

Why You Should Keep Taking Your Kids to Church

Why You Should Keep Taking Your Kids to Church I remember sitting as a kid in church sucking on wintergreen Lifesavers and coloring with a pencil that was supplied for me right there in the pew. I would fill in all the spaces in the e’s and o’s on the offering envelopes or bulletin. And though I might have been preoccupied with my mints and doodling, I was picking things up. Was it easy for my mom and dad to corral…

Memorial Day Prayer

I was struggling years ago to find just the right prayer to pray on Memorial Day. I wanted it to be a prayer where we can thank God for our country and thank God for the men and women who have defended this country, without stating that God has somehow made us better than others who live in other countries. Has God blessed us in the U.S.? Absolutely! But I believe he has also blessed the people of other nations…

Let’s Be Clear

Let’s Be Clear We’ve all heard that it’s important for a church to have a vision statement. Let’s face it, people have been talking about how pastors need to cast vision and explain purpose for as long as you can remember. The vision is a clear and challenging picture of our future. The vision statement inspires our church to pursue our mission. The vision touches and flows out of the hearts of the church members. Our vision is what we…