Friday Stream of Consciousness – 117

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Here’s what’s on my mind this Friday: I’ve spent a portion of this week at the North American Christian Convention in Indianapolis. It’s become one of my favorite weeks of the year—as thousands of Christians gather together for a week of spiritual renewal and connecting with each other. Some of my best friends in ministry […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 82

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Here are some things on my mind this Friday morning:

•I better be careful what I write because the government is reading this.
•Our church is involved in a remodel now. I used to be an agnostic when it came to church facilities, but was converted when I saw the difference such projects can make. Whether they do or not often depends on what kinds of improvements the church is making and whether they are well done or not.
•My observation is that exterior improvements to the front and entryways of the building and worship space will tend to make the biggest difference.
•Infrastructural changes–A/C overhauls, plumbing, etc.–are sometimes necessary but add nothing “felt” to the church’s life. Don’t overspend in these areas.

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 33

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Here are some things I’m thinking about this Friday morning: The Jerry Sandusky situation is so, so sad. Yesterday, one of his adopted sons came out and said he was abused by Sandusky, as well. This coupled with the ongoing Catholic Priest scandal has me as church leaders, we need to do whatever we can […]