A Merry Little Christmas?

A Merry Little Christmas?

While it’s the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year”, Christmas can also the most stressful time of the year for many of us.  We all keep pretty busy schedules year-round and the Holiday season can often add a heap of new obligations and responsibilities on top of days...
What do You Expect?

What do You Expect?

In the book, Pastors are People Too, authors Jimmy Dodd and Larry Magnuson suggest that we, as churchgoers,  each make a list of 20 expectations we have for our pastors.  Your list might include things like: he should deliver powerful and relevant sermons, he should...
Pastor Wall of Honor

Pastor Wall of Honor

Pastor/Church: Pastor Ed Sears/Grace Baptist Church/Winston-Salem, NC Submitted By:  Pam Comments:  Pastor Sears is a wonderful pastor but of course anyone could say that about their pastor. He is very special in that he has been there more than 30 years, has led our...
Cabin Pressure

Cabin Pressure

If you’ve ever flown on a plane, you’ve undoubtedly heard The Speech. It’s the one about emergency rows, how to buckle your seatbelt and that your cushion can be used as a flotation device. The one part of The Speech that always bugged me when I was a kid was the part...
Is Your Pastor Hiding His Sin?

Is Your Pastor Hiding His Sin?

How would you respond if your pastor freely shared his sinful struggles with you? Once again, headlines are abuzz with stories of pastors and their struggles with evident sin.  Why are we surprised?  We are, after all, each caught up in an ongoing, galactic spiritual...