Over the past couple of months, I have been exploring the various blogging platforms for iOS. I do a lot of blogging, and my primary use for the iPad is a portable blogging platform. That means I need a solid platform to work with. Unfortunately, the offerings available when I first got my iPad were… Continue reading Blogging Platforms for iOS and the iPad
You're going to make a major shift or change at a congregation. You think you know what you want to do. That's great, but do you know what the result will be? Most people (including church leaders) make decisions because they are focused on some element of the process. They like a certain style of… Continue reading Focus on the the Front Sight!
You can check out all the messages from the series Creed here. The Question of God The Gospel of the Son The Name and the Presence of the Spirit The Authority of the Word The Thud and the Crud Coming Together with Jesus We apologize for the fuzziness in some of the audio. There's an… Continue reading Creed, pt 7 – The Church Growing Together
The time is quickly arriving. It has been months since I first posted about the merger between Grace Baptist Church and Heritage Baptist Church, it had been four months in the making. On Tuesday, both congregations will vote on a merger in principle. This will be a vote to bring the two congregations together as… Continue reading Growing Together, Post 14
Things with the merger between Heritage and Grace seem to be moving forward well, so I took some time this morning to think about some practical concerns. One of the things I've been thinking about is our 'target' for ministry. Now, I need to provide a quick clarification. I am not a big fan of… Continue reading Growing Together, post 13
Yesterday, the congregations of Grace Baptist Church and Heritage Baptist Church worshipped together in a formal worship gathering for the first time. It was a full house, despite several families who were out because of work or illness. The building was full of excitement - a confirmation of what the leaders believe is a clear… Continue reading Growing Together, post 12
We have changed our schedule for the merger activities between Grace Baptist Church and Heritage Baptist Church. November 29, 10am - Joint Worship Gathering @ Grace, 67 Bedford Rd, Merrimack December 3, 7pm - Discussions about Merger @ Grace December 5, 7pm - Joint Christmas Party @ Grace (child care at 21 Londonderry Tpk, Hooksett)… Continue reading Growing Together, post 11