The Reconciled Church

“Healing the racial divide in the nation will take the Church’s leadership,” says Bishops Harry Jackson and T.D. Jakes who are the leaders of a new attempt to position the church as a source of healing and reconciliation in matters of race.  Their website features a letter to President Barack Obama, “Practical Steps Toward Racial […]

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Why go to church?

For the past few weeks, I have been writing to my children, youth and young adult members, questioning why they come.  We know that most children attend church because their parents bring them.  I mean, they can’t stay at home by themselves.  Teenagers attend because their parents make them.  I’ve heard parents say, “If I’m […]

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A Recipe for a Successful Church

“Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress.  Working together is success.” ~ Henry Ford Too often, we believe that our ministry is successful because we had good attendance at our church, because we served a record number of neighbors at our church, because we our church is growing and maturing in Christ.  But, […]

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