Monthly Archive: July, 2010

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 [...]

Eternal investments

We just returned from a weeklong, 1500-mile drive to/from Florida. Nearing our house, my weary daughter Hannah said, “There’s no place like home.” Good line. Ought to be in a movie. The reason for our journey was to attend training required for our church plant process – specifically, a fundraising boot camp by the Christian [...]