Missions Misunderstood » SBC

Posted March 24th, 2008 by E. Goodman

Fear is a powerful thing. It can cause us to do some very irrational things. Of all the threats that we face on a daily basis, we put more time, money, and effort into protecting ourselves from things that we find very scary, whether they are likely to happen to us or not. In Chapter […]

Tags: attrition, Fear, threat, Training

Filed under:Ministry, People, SBC, Team, Training, Uncategorized Posted October 2nd, 2006 by E. Goodman

These days, everyone is talking about the SBC’s recent steps (and ongoing trend?) toward narrowing parameters of cooperation. Denominational leaders are redefining what it means to be a Southern Baptist in order to “defend the faith” from liberalism. They seem to think that without them, we’d all be heretics. Some bloggers are asking whether we’ve […]

Posted July 13th, 2006 by E. Goodman

It happens every week. The shiny silver saucer floats down the pew, picking up fingerprint smudges and wadded-up bills. Or maybe your church uses those velvet bags with the wooden handle horns that jingles with change and does cartwheels as it’s passed from hand to hand. We call it the “offering.” You put in some […]

Filed under:Communication, Finances, SBC