Three Cheers for Easter

I've posted here a picture of a creative Easter idea one church came up with this year. It's got it's pluses and minuses. But, it is creative. By the way, this isn't NCCC's. I was born and raised in Churches of Christ, which is to say I was born "Easter-challenged." My parents and the church […]

It Was a Weak Sunday

Yesterday was a weak Sunday at North County. It was Valentine's Day, and so you never know how many people will be gone or guests in town for vacation. I knew that because of ministry responsibilities over the weekend both myself and Peter Wilson, our Worship Minister would be a bit sleepy and ground down. […]

Turnaround Fellowship – Part 7, Increased Care/Attention Toward Sunday Assemblies

Whether we like it or not, the Sunday assembly is still the primary way in which most people engage the church for the first time. I know some may disagree with this—particularly those who read a lot of ministry books. Some of today's most popular ministry books are encouraging people to deemphasize the assembly in […]