Singling Out

I never realized how hard it was to be a part of the Church as a single adult until I went through a divorce and became one. When I worked full-time on church staffs, I honestly never thought about our programming implications for singles. We programmed for families, marrieds, even seniors but never singles. Looking … Continue reading Singling Out

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Go big or go home

The bi-annuals. That's what my brother calls them. You know them, you've seen them in your church. They are the the folks who show up twice a year, on Christmas and Easter. So as a pastor, how do you approach this opportunity to preach to a group of people that you only see these two … Continue reading Go big or go home

Diversity

Are you like me? By "like me" I mean, white. Are you like me? By "like me" I mean, have always gone to a mostly white church? Are you like me? By "like me" I mean, I'm no longer ok with it. What are we gonna do about the most segregated hour of the week?