Necessary Leaders

Necessary Leaders

I have known dozens of churches well.  Some I served; some were served by colleagues.  Others were neighboring congregations.  A few of these churches handled difficulties well.  They took the initiative to deal with problems in the earliest stages.  They set...

The J Word

I cannot stand this word and what it represents. I hear it far too often. It represents an attitude that should be banned from local church life.   It is the word JUST. As in, “I’m JUST a layperson.” Actually, that is the specific context that makes me cringe...