Here's an ad for "The Church Channel" that was in a magazine that I recently received: Now, I trust that any number of you knows where this is going and could write this blog yourself, so I'll keep this brief (relatively - I just got through writing and needed to modify this statement). "Our viewers … Continue reading Let’s Not Forsake Meeting Together…
This will be a regular meeting with an exciting twist. This will be the first official church conference where we will approve the membership of those who have joined since we unanimously approved the new procedures for membership. Bottom line... you have a great responsibility to take part (joyfully) in this process and celebrate how … Continue reading Quarterly Church Conference – This Wednesday, July 23rd @ 6:00 PM
Quick post tonight... I enjoy listening to instrumental music during a portion of my studies on Saturday evening. Tonight I was listening to an older recording by Phil Keaggy called "Beyond Nature." The clip below is the second song on the CD. I bought this CD while living in Stuttgart, Germany right after college as … Continue reading Phil Keaggy and Stuttgart, Germany
A couple of thoughts tonight as I have been listening to a great message from a pastor's conference I recently attended recently (missed this talk due to schedule). I often fret over the speed of change in our church, some things fast and some slow. Have I managed it well? Have I pressed too much? … Continue reading Too Fast…Slow Down / Too Slow…Fasten Down
This weekend Art Hobson, retired Physics prof at the University of Arkansas, wrote an article against creationists you can read HERE. The following is what I wrote in a public response to Dr. Hobson: Wikipedia does not define "truth," rather stating that it is relative to the perspective of those making such judgment. Oxford dictionaries … Continue reading Response to an Evolutionist
I have been called prideful, arrogant, an exclusivist along the way. While I do not embrace them, they have all been true at times, but oddly enough usually NOT when I'm accused of them. Usually (and it's really not often, so I'm no martyr here) the claims / accusations come from either a pluralist who … Continue reading Exclusivity and Absolute Truth are hated by the world…go figure, the church itself is confused!