Leadership: Be willing to learn and empower others to use their gifts

It is extremely important that church leaders empower the people within the church to use their gifts.  In order to do this, the church leaders have to model what they want other to do.  The church leaders must use their gifts, and they must be secure and confident in their positions as leaders.   Time after … Read moreLeadership: Be willing to learn and empower others to use their gifts

Bad Symbolism

Our lives are full of symbols.  Symbols bestow meaning. Symbols are important to us.  Within the Christin community, we have many important symbols, the Cross being chief among them.  The cup, the bread, the ichthys (Jesus Fish), the dove and the Christian flag are all important Christian Symbols.  As an American one of our most … Read moreBad Symbolism

WORSHIP

What is worship?  How should it look? How should sound?  For many years congregations and denominations have fought over these questions. I think that if we want answers about worship we should go to the book that was inspired by the one that we are worshiping. In the Gospel according to John, Jesus is asked … Read moreWORSHIP