Tag: church

We Are the Church

One person is all it takes. One person with the coronavirus and people start dying.  Let me tell you the real-life story of Bob.[1]  Bob isn’t his real name, but the story is real.  Bob sat down to dinner one night with two family… Continue Reading “We Are the Church”

Missing Persons

As part of our tradition in the United Methodist Church, we are supposed to annually go through our membership roll and find out who we’ve lost touch with.  It’s important to us to keep in touch with everyone who calls themselves a member of… Continue Reading “Missing Persons”

Why Come?

Why come to church? There really isn’t any need to anymore. If you want to sing songs about God, there’s great stuff you can download to your iPhone. You can watch videos for free on YouTube. Or if you want to go old school,… Continue Reading “Why Come?”

The Lasting Power of Casserole

Part 4 of our 4-part exploration of the Apostles’ Creed based on Adam Hamilton’s book Creed.  We are talking each week about the fundamentals of our faith and this week we are considering what it means to say we believe in the church. What… Continue Reading “The Lasting Power of Casserole”

A Place to Call Home – Part 1 of 3 of the We Belong sermon series

Everyone needs a place to call home. When we first got married, we were living in Cassie’s house together. And it was Cassie’s house. She owned it before we even started dating. She picked it out, she picked the neighborhood, she picked the furniture.… Continue Reading “A Place to Call Home – Part 1 of 3 of the We Belong sermon series”