The Local Church in 2021

DATE POSTED: 12/30/2020  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

In his recently released book, The Post Quarantine Church, Thom Rainer offers some significant insights for the church. He suggests 6 steps the church must embrace in order to be successful in the future. Gather differently and better Seize your opportunity to reach the digital world Reconnect with the community near your church Take prayer | Read More

DATE POSTED: 11/30/2020  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

Gal 4:4-5 ESV But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons. The first part of this verse focuses on God’s timing being perfect.  That phrase fullness of | Read More

DATE POSTED: 10/31/2020  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

Recently, on a Sunday morning, I was watching the national news before I went to church. Just before they were going to a break, I heard they would be offering meditative strategies on how to deal with the pandemic. That caught my attention. I wanted to hear their suggestions. After the commercial, the reporter interviewed | Read More

DATE POSTED: 09/30/2020  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

Clergy Appreciation in a Pandemic October is Pastor or Clergy Appreciation month. It was established in 1992 by a group of pastors and church leaders to honor those who serve in ministry. They grounded the celebration in Paul’s words to Timothy: “The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double | Read More

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