Post Quarantine Worship

People are hoping the social distancing restrictions will ease up some by the end of May, which means many churches are pondering the best ways to reopen without encouraging a resurgence of CoVid-19 1. Here are thoughts which are being pondered at Central Baptist. The key word is “pondered.” This is an ongoing conversation. Personal…

Just Be Yourself

The CoVid-19 pandemic has led many churches, and other houses of worship, to begin streaming some sort of worship on the internet. This is leading a lot of church leaders to be anxious about the wrong things.

Forgive

Forgiveness is a difficult thing. It’s difficult because we want to make it about the person we’re forgiving, but it’s really about who we are and who we serve.

One Lord

The Sunday nearest Independence Day has, on occasion, provoked a question from some folks in my congregation, “Why didn’t we sing any patriotic songs this morning?” My answer is always the same.

A Tough Week

This has been a tough week. I’ve been a pastor for 18 years, and in that time I’ve dealt with a lot of death. It kinda comes with the calling. This week has been different.