|Two Kinds of People|
|Thursday, February 16, 2017|
Recently, I emceed an event for Awana Clubs at Northside Gospel Center in Chicago. Awana—the Bible program—co-founded by Art Rorheim who is 98 years old, soon to be 99. He stood with great strength and composure, speaking to the crowd who gave him a standing ovation.
What does a 98-year-old man say at an event like this?
|Kids in Church|
|Thursday, February 09, 2017|
How welcome are children in your church?
The question is not rhetorical. I am asking you to think carefully. Why shouldn’t we? We bemoan the sense of disconnect today’s emerging generation feels toward the church, and the many ways they are unplugging. Yet I wonder if in some ways we haven’t invited them to leave.
"You don't belong!"
“Preposterous!” you say. “We have [...]
|Thursday, February 02, 2017|
Do small acts of kindness really matter?
Do they make any real difference?
Does God actually take note of them?
I know the Sunday School answer, of course. I know the theological rubric. (I’m a Moody grad, an ordained minister). Still, I sometimes wonder. Do you?
Dusting off old memories
This weekend, I attended an Awana “Historic Walls of Fame” event. We were there to celebrate what God has[...]