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What Is the Abundant Life? Daily Grace 319
Read John 10:10. Let Jesus bring what you cannot create.
CHURCH PICNIC! …Why the changes?
Our Annual Woodward Park Picnic has been an RBC highlight for many, many years! Families came to services on Sunday morning… headed straight to the park where lunch was waiting to be eaten and games to be played. Then two years we added a (children’s) “Family Picnic” up at Shaver Lake on Labor Day. Then word got out how fun THAT picnic was and many others wanted to be a part of that action. Now the Shaver picnic rivals the Woodward one just a few weeks later. So as the staff recovered from two picnics in a month… and
What Would Happen if the Church Tithed?
The church of today is not great at at giving. This isn’t exactly news. But it is a statistical fact: - Tithers make up only 10-25 percent of a normal congregation. - Only 5 percent of the U.S. tithes, with 80 percent of Americans only giving 2 percent of their income. - Christians are only
How to Kill Your Church
How to Kill the ChurchAuthor: Anonymous-Don’t come.-If you come, come late.-When you come to church, do so with a grumble.-At every service ask yourself, “What do I get out of this?’-Never accept an assigned task. It’s better to stay outside and criticize.-Visit other churches about half the time to show your own congregation that you aren’t tied down.-Let the preacher earn his money; let him do all the work.-Sit pretty well back and never sing. If you have to sing, sing out of tune and behind everyone else.-Never contribute in advance, especially to the church. Wait till you get your money’s worth, and then wait a little longer.-It is good to tell your preacher’s failings to any stranger that may happen in; the stranger might be a long time in finding them out.-If…
How to Love a Church You Don't Even Like
I’m very grateful for my family. Growing up without my dad in the home, the rest of us became deeply close. We were all we had. Just the four of us. We clung to one another for strength. We cried in one another’s arms and on each other’s pillows. We didn’t have much, but we learned to enjoy the simp
Why I am a CBF Baptist
By Heather Burke Well, my knee-jerk response is to say, “The SBC wouldn’t have me.” I’m a woman ordained to the gospel ministry. I don’t like other people telling me who God made me to be. God and …