Yesterday, I wrote about the former Archbishop of Canterbury’s comments regarding the Church of England’s declining attendance. He famously stated that the church was a generation away from extinction.
That may apply to the Anglican church, but it doesn’t necessarily apply to other brands of Christianity. One thing is sure, whether you travel through Europe or America, there are certain areas where the Church appears to be struggling to reach people. I think I may know why. Continue reading →
This question has surfaced after the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, warned that Christianity is “a generation away from extinction” in Britain.
The story in the UK Telegraph is based on comments this month from Lord Carey at the Shropshire Light Conference at Holy Trinity Church in Shrewsbury. He was discussing the decreasing numbers of people in the Church of England. But, is he right? Is Christianity a generation away from being an afterthought? Continue reading →
Stuck in the midst of the Old Testament are the books 1st and 2nd Chronicles. These books detail a lot of the history of the biblical Jewish nation.
Part of what you also find are genealogies, which are sort of like a history of the individual families and tribes in Israel. The genealogy was a big deal to Jews. It was important that they could trace their history, because they tied a lot of things to it — such as property rights and assigned duties within the nation.
Squeezed in the middle of the genealogies in 1 Chronicles 4 are verses 9 and 10, which give us the only mentions of a man named Jabez.
For the vast majority of people, Mondays are dreaded. Who really wants to end their weekend and get back to the office? So, I propose a change to the Monday doom and gloom. I want you to celebrate a win.
I got this idea from the church world, and more specifically, the church to which my family belongs. We are a new church, coming upon our first anniversary. When you’re new, crises can really knock back for some big losses. That’s where you have to find ways to get positive.
I don’t brag very often, but today I will make an exception.
The radio station that I program, KWFC-FM, has won the NQC Music Awards 2013 Radio Station of the Year award. This award comes from the Southern Gospel Music Guild, and is voted on by the people inside the southern gospel industry.
Within the southern gospel genre, this is the highest award that a radio station can receive. So, as you might imagine, I am excited for us to win, and excited for how this might impact the station’s future and my future.
I think that most working people despite to have a workplace that is calm amid harmonious. We all want to get along with those we work for and work with.
No one (at least no one who is sane) wants to work in an environment full of hate, fear and bitterness. Yet, all to often, businesses employ people who create such an environment. They are, in a word — toxic.