Numerical Milestones

2011 was a year full of milestones for my family and for our church. Some of those milestones are best captured by the numbers . . . Four. That's how many sets of reading glasses I now must have scattered around my life. One for the kitchen table to read the...

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Preachers And Attendance

Through the years, I've agonized over situations that might affect church attendance on Sundays. Of course, the vast majority of these are things over which I have no control. Things like:Good weather -- Nice conditions mean people will go either to the beach or the...

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Live (Sort Of) From Moscow

Because of the miracle of "post options" -- I wrote this on July 22 but it is published on the 28th -- I am in Moscow, Russia as you read this.Eight of us from Good Shepherd have joined with Jon and Sonnet Barr, longtime missionaries with United World Mission. You can...

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