A Healthy Separation

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After a disappointing loss, legendary football coach Bear Bryant was asked if there was separation on his team. His answer was simple: “No, but there’s gonna be.” Separation can be healthy. Driving tests separate people qualified to drive from those who are not. Prisons separate criminals from law-abiding citizens, and hospitals separate the sick from the healthy. Yet, contemporary culture … Read More

Missing Members

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I have spoken to several pastors recently who share the same concern: inconsistent attendance from church members. Notice, the word “members,” which denotes those who have committed themselves to a covenant community for mutual edification, encouragement, exhortation, and evangelism. These people have expressed their intent to be a part of something which they are now neglecting. Each pastor I have … Read More