I thought those parables about scattering seed, planting vineyards, and chasing sheep were as out of date and ancient as my childhood. I grew up in the country picking strawberries every summer for my dad.
Q: Our church is experiencing what needs to be acknowledged as bullying tactics between some factions. How can we deal with this situation in a healthy and Christ like way?
A healthy tension exists when we bring the family together from around the world.
How should we approach decision-making and "God's will" when it involves local church and district level elections?
What Jesus calls blessed are circumstances that no one would envy. Who wants to be described as poor in spirit, or live in grief or persecution?
Q: How can we help to turn around our struggling congregation? I fear we are too set in our ways to change.
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