That time I accidentally said “fart” in my State of Faith Church sermon…and some other things as well

As I mentioned last week, this past Sunday I gave my State of the Church address.  As you’ll read below I talked about discipleship and simplicity, but also farts.  Yeah, you read that title right.  Farts.  But I didn’t talk about it on purpose.  Fast forward to minute 19:00, and listen in from there.  RightContinue reading “That time I accidentally said “fart” in my State of Faith Church sermon…and some other things as well”

The State of Faith Church

This coming Sunday I give my next State of the Church sermon.  I am excited about 2014, and equally so about 2015! 2014 has been a wonderful year. We have seen attendance increase and giving keep pace with the budget, but numbers don’t always tell us about health. A church might actually get healthier byContinue reading “The State of Faith Church”

How’s Things Goin’ With The Church?

One of the most frequent questions I receive from people outside the church is  “So how are things going with the church?”   I think most people ask that question from a rather innocent position.  For them it is a simple question. A normal question.  A pastor works with a church, and when you’re talking withContinue reading “How’s Things Goin’ With The Church?”