Clean Churches Die

Scott AtteberyChristian Living, Church

During my second full week of pastoring, one of the ladies of our church made a disturbing comment. Looking back, I believe her comment probably describes the attitude of many other churches and their members. Our church was getting ready to construct a new building when I was hired. I’m sure the lady meant well, but you can imagine my … Read More

Tension in the Church

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What is your goal for unbelievers who visit your church? Do you have one? Hopefully your church has thought about this issue and communicated clear intentions regarding visiting unbelievers. In I Corinthians 14, the apostle Paul addressed the need to think strategically about how your church ministers to believers vs. “unbelievers” and “outsiders” (I Cor. 14:16, 22). If a church … Read More

Sticky Situations

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Do you have honey in your kitchen? Is it in a “bear shaped” bottle? Is it just me, or when you see a bottle of honey, do you automatically assume the container is sticky? I hate getting my hands sticky. Every time I get a new bottle of honey, I resolve that this time I will keep it stickiless. But, … Read More