Blog Category: Church History

Songless Sunday

Can you imagine going to a church service without music? How foreign would that feel? No hymns, doxology, praise songs. That’s what happened last Sunday at The Mission. First, you have to know that we love to sing praise to the Lord. Two of our elders are longtime worship leaders. We planned Sunday as a [...]

Crazy (good) times

My apologies for my not blogging of late. It’s been a crazy three months. A lot has happened since my last entry; so please allow me to bring you up to date. (May) Our church plant steadily grew, as God brought alongside us incredible young people with kingdom hearts. Meanwhile, I was asked to spot [...]

Wounded Bride

Have you ever been part of a dying church? Or a denomination in decline? Lately I’ve met people with church experiences “from hell,” as it were. The church is a family, but sinful flesh can make it a dysfunctional one. Satan gleefully plays a part too. His tactics (corruption, deception, malnourishment, conflict) are so effective [...]

Heading for Harvard

Our friends Aaron and Tracy recently celebrated their anniversary by spending a long weekend in Boston. I wonder if a couple from Boston celebrated theirs by flying to Fort Worth? Anyway …   I’ve never been to Bean Town, but there’s apparently much to see and experience. Fenway is a must for baseball fans. Revolutionary-period historic [...]