Building a Team

Our staff has been working on defining ourselves and working as a team. If your church staff, or any other staff for that matter, would like to work more collaboratively with a common purpose and understanding, here is the two day retreat we put together. We used Patrick Lencioni’s book, “Five Dysfunctions of a Team,” […]

Do or Do Not: There is No Try – Sermon on Matthew 5:21-31

Of all the conversations I have had about religion and culture, more than any other scripture passage, it has been our reading today. The guilt, shame and regret of divorce is so painful and our scripture doesn’t help much. Jesus has some very strong words about the law and marriage and society But before we […]