I'd like some thoughts/feedback on this book Don't Invite Them to Church.
Here's a thought for all of us: what's wrong with being clear about the fact that we're not clear about some things?
Let me be clear (Ha! Ha!) ;-)
There are some things about which the Bible is very, very clear. Like, for example, the fact that Jesus is the way, the truth, and the...
For as long as I can remember my parents' church has put together a book with pictures of every family every 3-5 years, and the process always goes something like:
-Choose a national company to take photos (they don't charge for the session or the resulting book)
-Family schedules a...
Wondering if a church "opts out" of the Minister's Pension Plan, even temporarily, if it's possible to pick it up again in the future? Or is it a case of once you're out, you're out??
I am a first term elder and council clerk who is now going to be partly responsible for guiding discussion and voting on a few "hot button" issues - selling a parsonage in order to fund new ministries and a renovation/addition, as well as gathering perspectives now and voting in May on ...
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Now all we need is a CRC e-harmony.
Just wondering if anyone has gotten a chance to read Mark Driscoll's take on doctrine according to a Reformed perspective: "Doctrine: What Christians Should Believe"?
Has anyone else read this book? I found it very exciting and challenging but haven't heard much discussion of it within the CRC circles in spite of it being on a few Top 2009 lists.
We're reading through and discussing N.T. Wright's book, "Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church." Has anyone else read this book with a group from church? I'm curious to hear about how other's feel Wright's theology .
We've recently done some demographic work in our church and have realized that the following categories of people make up almost 50% of our people altogether:Singles (traditional un-married sense) Spiritually single (married but spouses are not attending church at all and/or are not...