(The following is an article from “Psyche & Spirit, 2008.” That is the only information I can find on it! I have searched and searched and haven’t found any other attributions. If anyone finds any, please let me know.
The question of which voice deserves the most weight is a difficult one for church workers–not only during projects, budgets, etc., but also during the Call deliberation process. A second point of this article that I think deserves more thought concerns proper dissent: How can we disagree RESPECTFULLY? I hope you find this article thought-provoking.)
Continue reading Lax’s Test
Guess what time of year it is? Spring? Lent? Holy Week? Spring training? Spring football practice? Track season? Golf? There is a lot going on! In addition to those listed above (and many others that are not listed) it is also budget season. That wonderful time of year when churches and schools try to figure out how to do much more with less. It is an unfortunate and often unspoken truth that churches and schools tend to balance the budget on the backs of the church workers.
Continue reading Budget Season!
Recently, I was sitting in an airport, waiting for a flight, when something on television caught my eye. It was a commercial for a show that–the narrator assured us–would give us “fascinating insights” into Jesus based upon the “latest scientific techniques.” One line that caught my ear (or maybe it was a visual) was about “finding Jesus.”
Continue reading Believe it… Or Not!