You Are Stronger Than You Think

As the current Covid-19 crisis was just getting started and before the stay at home orders were issued, I found myself one afternoon in a half-empty Target department store.  It was actually a somewhat eerie experience.  The shelves were already being emptied of many essential items.  People were moving through the store quickly to secureContinue reading “You Are Stronger Than You Think”

Essential in the Kingdom

The dictionary defines the word essential as absolutely necessary; extremely important.  During this current pandemic the government has found it necessary to decide which businesses it deems essential and which ones are not. Businesses have had to make the same call with their employees. Many of these decisions have been met with controversy and causedContinue reading “Essential in the Kingdom”

Rising to the Challenge

Rising to the Challenge By necessity every level of leadership in any organization, including the church, must give diligent attention to methods and management. Systems are developed to allow these to be delivered and appropriated in every situation. These systems are there to provide order and create a path that moves the organization along in a prescribedContinue reading “Rising to the Challenge”

But the Church Prayed

The outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost set in motion a tidal wave of evangelism and miraculous manifestation of the power of God throughout the world.  Believers were filled with boldness and proclaimed the message of Jesus with signs following.  The infant Church was off to a blazing start. This magnificentContinue reading “But the Church Prayed”