Mar
4
2013

[http://www.written4u.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Peru.png] My cousin retired form the mission field after 40 years of ministry in Peru. Just before his passing I was blessed to sit with him and pick his brain about his experiences on the mission field; and he had plenty of them. One story that I remember best began just after his arrival in […]

Feb
28
2013

[http://www.written4u.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Shift-2-Team.jpg] Church life wouldn’t be church life without the people. One friend commented to me that his job as a service manager would be great if it weren’t for the people he had to deal with. But those in ministry must take a higher view. People are certainly frustrating and unpredictable, but when dealing with […]

Feb
27
2013

There are many aspects of church life and it seems that all of them have their own individual flair of interesting color and surprising circumstances. Take weddings for example. We always hope and pray that everything goes well at weddings; much is at stake and you only get one chance to do it right. Weddings […]

Feb
26
2013

    Next up are some fun moments of life in the ministry of a local church. You know, in some respects a Pastor would envy the itinerate evangelist’s ministry because he isn’t required to deal with the parishioners on a day to day basis. The evangelist arrives, preaches each day/night and meets and prays […]

Feb
25
2013

We continue to look today at Pastors who had the right heart but not the foresight to see consequences. As we have said, best intentions are not always the best motivator to be summoned for desired results. The first that comes to mind is from a smaller congregation with some ambitious seminary students and a […]