Tag Archive: Church Life

Location, Location, Location: 3 Words Churches Should Avoid


“Location, Location, Location!” The phrase has morphed from a real-estate maxim to a local church maxim. Increasingly churches believe that the pastoral candidate’s location and social-economical upbringing determine his ability to lead their… Continue reading

Church Discipline Supports Parents


Church discipline and children’s discipleship appear reside at the opposite ends of the local church universe. Talking to an adult about the embezzlement seems to have little relation to the preschooler pushing cars.… Continue reading

Our Churches Need Troubled Kids


We’ve all been there. We hear the toilet flush. And then, the bathroom door swing opens, and we are face to face with an extended and unwashed hand. Quite naturally, most people like… Continue reading