Category Archive: church

Vital Signs

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 …

 

What A Church Can Learn From A Large Family

What A Church Can Learn From A Large Family

When I was younger, what Shellene likes to call my ‘way back years’ before recorded time, I remember standing in line at the supermarket with …

 

Left Behind and Koinology

Left Behind and Koinology

The other day I wrote an article centering on the idea of the Second Coming and the whole “Left Behind” series and how centering …

 

Something About Being Left Behind

Something About Being Left Behind

NOTE: Well, it had to happen. Someone in Hollywood had to make a bad remake of a bad movie based on a book with bad …

 

How To Piss-off Many Progressive Christians

How To Piss-off Many Progressive Christians

Do you want to piss-off a great number of Progressive Christian? All you have to do is mention Growth, works every time. How do I …

 

The “New” Samaritan

The “New” Samaritan

A friend of mine (Sereta Richardson) said something that motivated me to rethink, and rewrite, the parable of “The Good Samaritan.” I hope you enjoy: As …

 

There Is No Neutrality

There Is No Neutrality

As a follower of the Naked Jesus, there is no neutrality; no matter how you word it, neutrality is simply a form of indifference. As …

 

Why I’m Part of The Disciples of Christ

Why I’m Part of The Disciples of Christ

Unlike many people I’ve met in the Disciples of Church (DOC) family I’m Different; I’m good with that and the cool part is, so is …

 

I Just Don’t Understand The Use Of Nametags

I Just Don’t Understand The Use Of Nametags

I know what you’re thinking, ‘With all the issues facing churches today, who cares about nametags?’ I’ll give you that but let me say that …

 

Dear Ann: (So You Don’t Like Soccer)

Dear Ann: (So You Don’t Like Soccer)

Dear Ann, I hope you don’t mind me calling you Ann? I feel like I know you, with all those MEMEs floating around Facebook about you …