Innovation or Institution

Last week I started a series of articles to ask some questions about what we are doing as a church in both the local congregation and in the greater church beyond. I presented the idea that as a church, we are failing at the mission of the church and in all honesty, I think thatContinue reading “Innovation or Institution”

What are we doing?

Last week, I sat in my home office in a Zoom meeting with other clergy from the Rock Hill District. We went through the usual: prayer and prayer requests, announcements, and for this time of year, questions about charge conferences. These are all standard, normal things to talk about and in all honesty, the combinationContinue reading “What are we doing?”

With All Your Heart – Repentance

When I was in the third grade, my best friend David moved away. We had known each other since before we started school; he lived two yards away, across the street through the Goodman’s backyard. Most of the early part of my childhood was spent hanging out with David at his house, my house, orContinue reading “With All Your Heart – Repentance”