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"Moving On", Pt. 1

In early 2006, leadership from the church held a “Town Hall” meeting to keep the church updated on what was going on with regards to decisions in the wake of Kyle’s death. 1,719 more words

Memoir

Mark 6.1-7

Title: An Abbreviated History Lesson on Church Structure

Text: Acts 6; 1 Timothy 3

Introduction: Thank you Larry, for reading Scripture today.

I’ll be floating between two passages: Acts 6 and 1 Timothy. 3,467 more words

Scripture

Who are these Free Lutherans?

I thought since our theme this month is freedom, it might be a good time to talk a little about Free Lutherans.  When I was younger, I didn’t know there were different kinds of Lutherans, but there are actually  quite a number of Lutheran denominations.  468 more words

July Theme: Free In Christ

Digressions in Church Polity: There are no members of the Reformed Church in America

For anyone familiar with my ecclesiastical communion, the Reformed Church in America, or anyone who has read my writing elsewhere as of late, perhaps you are aware of the struggles that our communion is facing regarding differing understandings of human sexuality. 539 more words

Church

Acts 6.1-7/1 Tim 3.8-13

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Title: An Abbreviated History Lesson on Church Structure

Text: Acts 6; 1 Timothy 3.8-13… 3,457 more words

Don't Punish Your Friends for Being Your Friends

“Don’t punish people for calling you out. Otherwise, eventually you’re sunk.” -Scott Sauls

For more, see this link: The Plight of the Falling Pastor by Scott Sauls

Decision-Making in the Church

“When church leaders make decisions, they should do so as if a skeptical world were looking over their shoulder, because they are.” -Ray Ortlund