Catalysts or Caretakers?
May 23, 2013
I sat recently with a young church planter who is leading a non-conventional effort to win the unchurched in his community amidst significant spiritual darkness. His burden to reach his community for Christ and to bring hope to those who most need it hope is obvious. During the course of our conversations, it became apparent to me…
Our Church…His Church?
Mar 20, 2013
On a bright Sunday morning, I slipped completely unannounced into a small rural church (not in Ohio). I was there to correct a problem that had come to light with some members who were uncomfortable with growing number of “new” people who were beginning to attend the church. A young, energetic pastor had assumed the responsibility as leader and…