Sometimes we just don’t have a clue what to do with ourselves – we don’t like where we are, or what we are doing, we don’t sense value and esteem in where we are but nor do we know what to do about it. We’re not the first ones to feel like that and we won’t be the last. There’s a passage in Acts 16: 1 – 10 which gives us valuable insight into this dilemma we all face from time to time. Read the rest of this entry
“God told me I am to work with you this year.” Liz had learned the hard way to take this statement very lightly. She had worked hard to build a top-notch children’s ministry and it was incredibly effective. She had a lot of fun working with the kids Read the rest of this entry
So you think you can hear from God? What makes you so sure? We live in a world crammed with noise and competing voices, all urging us to believe what they are saying and do what they are telling us. Our response is to Read the rest of this entry
The church had a vision statement that covered all the bases. No one could take issue with the noble things it talked about and the statement contained something for everyone. The problem was the church was rapidly shrinking and nothing the pastor and lay leaders did could stop the loss of members.