Jesus wants His church back

Jesus wants his church backWe were asked to visit a church yesterday and meet with their leaders to help them review what was going on and plot the way ahead. I asked them to describe their recent journey with God.

Last Summer a few of them had felt something was wrong. People were voting with their feet and empty seats were appearing. They had lost their joy; church had become hard work. They were worshipping God on Sundays through gritted teeth, going through the motions, no sense of God being in the house.

Their pastor had been the first to voice it publicly. Continue reading

Choosing a new Pastor

we want to grow1‘We want to grow’, screamed our advert. The church I have been helping over the last two years had got to the place when they felt they were ready to start looking for a new pastor after nearly three years without one.

The small print in the advert continued our ‘We want to grow’ theme: Continue reading