Always Ready

We've heard it said many times that the scouts motto is "always be prepared." While the word "always" has been added by pop culture, the idea of being prepared is a good one. A few weeks ago I showed up…

Stubborn or Steadfast

We have all heard various statistics bantered about regarding the length of time pastors remain in one position. I've heard everything from the average is 18 months to 4 years. Of course, the length is affected by the definitions and…

What are we growing?

Some time back I heard Jud Willhite make this comment: "There is a difference between growing church and growing people." I think we lose sight of that sometimes. Well, I have at least. God never called me or anyone else…