Vital Signs

What is the health of your Congregation? What are the vital signs? There’s been a great deal of conversation lately centering on an idea of being a Vital Congregation. While the conversation is important, I think it’s becoming lost in the universe of church buzz words. Why? While a great…

Feed the Hungry

If Jesus was to talk with an American Christian about feeding the poor, here is how I envision the dialog going: Jesus: Feed the hungry. American Christian: WOW, that’s a very loaded statement! What do you mean exactly by feed the hungry? Are you talking about feeding people in a…

Sandbox Theology

Way back in 1989 (I think I am showing my age) Robert Fulghum wrote a great book entitled, All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten. I remember reading the book after I graduated with my undergrad degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada at Las…

Was Jesus A Reformer?

Within the church [denominational churches mostly, but there are a few non-denominational churches] there are two general camps. The first camp are those who believe change can only happen from the inside with church leaders taking the charge of the evolution. The second camp are those, like me, who believe…

What’s With This?

I never could get my head around this whole “liturgical year” thing. I mean, special days, ordinary days, colors, what you can eat, should eat or should not eat depending on what day of the week it was after, before or during some festival designed to somehow share a story…
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