On the anniversary of the Charlottesville rally, the church must address the racism that still hides within its walls.
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"Still, I know these women and they are Godly and credible. I believe them and weep for them."
"In recent days and weeks, it has become clear to me that this church needs a fresh start. The staff, this staff that I dearly love, they also need a clean running lane to heal, to build, to dream."
But pornography doesn't have any connection to actual abuse, does it? Actually, it does.
Are you one of them?
"Our bishops don't agree with each other. I hear fear. I hear denial. We've come to this place where we reflect what's going on in our national politics now. It's a sad day."
God has made fools of those involved in this practice.
We must get back to delivering Jesus to the world again by the power of the Holy Spirit. Share this if you agree.
We are not Spirit-filled so we may sing louder, run faster or engage in more vigorous worship.
Though there is some controversy in the larger church world regarding the role of women in ministry, the COGOP, comprised of a million members around the world, has long affirmed their contribution in both the pulpit and support.
I have been mentoring young leaders since the late 1970s and have discovered keys to reaching them.
Meditating on, confessing and standing on the promises of the Bible is the way to strong faith. So what's the problem?
The calling doesn't make the person.
Leaders are to be accountable to other leaders.
Church workers discovered the message along with an upside-down cross and an anarchy symbol burned onto the front columns of the building
Lead pastor Chris Conlee announced his resignation months after teaching pastor Andy Savage opened up to the congregation about sexually assaulting a girl in his previous youth group.
Hint: It's not sex, booze and drugs.
Consider the following ways that sin gains entrance.
Offering Communion outside "helps us remember that the physical and spiritual worlds are completely bound up together. It becomes easy to see how everything grows, lives, dies and is returned into the earth where it takes on a new form."
When leaders feel tension, the key to moving forward is mutual submission