Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Church Without Its People

In worship last Sunday morning, we had 35 people—a little lower than average for this time of year, but about average for the past several weeks. In the afternoon, though, we had more than a couple of hundred people in … Continue reading

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The Meaning In Meetings

I wish that I had had the foresight when I was young to have started a tally of church meetings that I attended—though I’m not sure if I would be impressed or depressed by the number. I started attending regular … Continue reading

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Time Gone?

Spoiler Alert! If you haven’t seen the film Calvary, and you are planning to, be aware of spoilers ahead. In the opening scene in the film Calvary, the main character, a good priest played by Brendan Gleeson, is told while … Continue reading

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Will Anyone Pay to Visit My Church?

This year’s summer vacation included a two-week trip to Europe. The family and I started in London, a familiar place where we lived for a few months about ten years ago. Then, we were off to Portugal for a week, … Continue reading

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