Church helping CHURCH: practical thoughts for Pastors navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Pastor Friends, many of us, if not all of us, are struggling to determine the best way for us to lead our flocks in the COVID-19 Pandemic. I've struggled with where to begin. I've found it incredibly challenging to navigate leadership in the current moment while simultaneously planning for a long season ahead. It's easy … Continue reading Church helping CHURCH: practical thoughts for Pastors navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Leading Churches during the Coronavirus Pandemic

We have experienced tremendous disruptions to daily life as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across our nation and the globe. Many of us as church leaders are struggling to find ways to adapt to the situation. On Thursday, March 19, 2020, Sterling Severns (Senior Pastor, Tabernacle Baptist Church in Richmond, VA) and Art Wright (Theologian in … Continue reading Leading Churches during the Coronavirus Pandemic

LOVE GOD. LOVE NEIGHBOR. A significant update on the COVID-19 Situation.

LOVE GOD. LOVE NEIGHBOR. A significant update on the COVID-19 Situation.  We have decided to cancel all in-person church events for the remainder of March. Our concern is the wellbeing of the city and the most vulnerable among us. Our hope is that keeping a social distance for this short time will help the community by … Continue reading LOVE GOD. LOVE NEIGHBOR. A significant update on the COVID-19 Situation.

Rend Your Heart: A Blessing for Ash Wednesday

To receive this blessing,all you have to dois let your heart break.Let it crack open.Let it fall apartso that you can seeits secret chambers,the hidden spaceswhere you have hesitatedto go. Your entire lifeis here, inscribed wholeupon your heart’s walls:every path takenor left behind,every face you turned towardor turned away,every word spoken in loveor in rage,every … Continue reading Rend Your Heart: A Blessing for Ash Wednesday