Do not be squirrelly! Recently I have been reading the many parables that Jesus told his disciples. We are told that Jesus taught more about finances than any other topic. Wherever Jesus went, He observed people concerned about building wealth. The people Jesus met were acting like squirrels storing up nuts for the winter. The… Continue Reading Don’t be Squirrelly!
Assessment: Measuring Progress toward a Goal
Assessment: Measuring Progress toward a Goal Merriam Webster defines assessment as “the act of making a judgment about something.” What that “something” is determines the information needed to “make a judgment.” Several years ago Baptist Church Planters and ChurchCare decided that we needed to do some assessment. The administration spent two days answering questions such… Continue Reading Assessment: Measuring Progress toward a Goal
Will or Should All Churches Survive Until the Rapture?
Will or Should All Churches Survive Until the Rapture? The question whether the local church should survive until the Rapture is a thought-provoking one. Most people would probably say, “Of course!” but Solomon tells us “To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.” The church as the body… Continue Reading Will or Should All Churches Survive Until the Rapture?