Sep 12, 2022 · It’s another way of saying there aren’t as many people as there have been. If the pastor becomes another one of the no-shows, at least during the sabbatical, the angst about the decline increases. 3. Hypothesis #3: Culture is crazy. Culture is polarized. Culture is less Christian. Values are no longer biblical. Politics are ugly.
Sep 11, 2022 · Fr. Rob will be on sabbatical from August 17 – November 10, 2022. His last Sunday before the Sabbatical is August 14, when we will prayerfully send Linda and him forth. His first Sunday back will be November 13, when we will prayerfully welcome them back and have a reception following the 11 am service.
Sep 10, 2022 · JERUSALEM—As the largest delegation of African Americans to Israel begins a tour of the Holy Land this week, the deeper significance of their presence in the country isn’t simply the numbers. “It is a connection of not just our church, but Black America” to Israel, Glenn Plummer – the Church of God in Christ bishop to Israel…
Sep 20, 2022 · While we still need to pursue institutional effectiveness, our true purpose is not our own self-preservation, but to obey what Jesus called the Greatest Commandment – loving God and loving our neighbors. For me, our neighbors include both those within our fellowship and those beyond it. Putting God and people first should be our main objective.
Sep 21, 2022 · I encourage you to take a sabbatical; here are five reasons out of many. 1. Your heart needs it. I’ve heard counselors talk about emotional elasticity. When we’re rested, it’s easier to bounce back from normal emotions—anger, embarrassment, fear, anxiety, sadness, hurt, and many more. We can feel emotions without being overwhelmed by them.
Sep 04, 2022 · Pastor's Sabbatical May 30 - September 4, 2022 This Week's Worship Options > Rev. April, Reed, River (16) and Haven (14) Cranford God makes everything beautiful in its own time. Out of abundant love, the Creator offered time as a gift to creation. Although humans try, time is not something we can control, create, or buy.
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