Great Commission Revisited

  Next month, the Olympic torch will begin its journey from Athens, Greece to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.  The journey will take 3 months and will cover 10,000 miles in an airplane and 12,000 more miles on the ground.  Once the torch makes it to Brazil, hand after hand will pass it on until the... Continue Reading →

Old Wineskin Baptist Church

One day some people said to Jesus, “John the Baptist’s disciples fast and pray regularly, and so do the disciples of the Pharisees. Why are your disciples always eating and drinking?”Jesus responded, “Do wedding guests fast while celebrating with the groom? Of course not. But someday the groom will be taken away from them, and... Continue Reading →

Aging white congregation in transitioning community? Yes there is hope!

I'll be the first to admit that there are not many successful stories to share.  Most older white congregations in transitioning communities either close their doors, continually decline or relocate.  It is rare that you find an older Anglo church embrace their changing demographics and find a vibrant future. I find that churches in this... Continue Reading →

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