Over the past 25 years I have had a number of people (usually those serving on finance teams) tell me, “The church should run like a business.” Typically this sentiment is expressed in how the church should make decisions about spending money, but if we follow the analogy we need to go all the way!
I’m totally committed to the idea that the church should run like a business, but before we can even think about “running like a business” we have t...
Join Pastor Ed’s Hot Button class this Sunday (Nov 22) as we look at the religion of Islam.
I’m not going to try and pretend to be an expert on Islam, but I do believe I’m fairly competent in knowing Christianity.
This is an important discussion in light of the Paris bombings and the impending flow of Muslim immigrants coming into our country throughout 2016. In our class we will examine a Christian response to:
I’m a white male, I have an advanced degree, and I’m a clergyperson. I have been the beneficiary of white privilege throughout my entire life (in addition to gender and economic privilege). In my limited dealings with police officers (for traffic violations) it has always been a respectful and courteous interaction.
I provide this brief disclaimer because it is important for you to know that I am not...