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.
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
We will vote to affirm Will's calling, and an additional 2 important items on March 31. Click here for more information.
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.
SATURDAY: Community Ministry will be open as we know that our neighbors are in the need of the food that will be distributed. Volunteers that are over the age of 60, younger than middle school, or have compromised immune systems and/or heart and lung issues are requested to stay home. We want to keep you … Continue reading What to Expect Over the Next 7 Days
We often mistake lack of comfort for lack of safety. To sit and eat with those who don’t share your convictions can be a courageous act.
Join us today for Epiphany Sunday. Our Scripture today is Matthew 2:1-12.
Scripture Reading: If you put an end to oppression, to every gesture of contempt, and to every evil work; if you give food to the hungry and satisfy those who are in need, then the darkness around you will turn to the brightness of noon. (Isaiah 58:10) God has made us what we are, and … Continue reading DEVOTION: The Journey from Christmas
Scripture: Tears may flow in the night, but joy comes in the morning. (Psalm 30:5b) I have come that you might have life -- life in all its fullness. (John 10:10) Meditation: Michael was nearly dead when he came to the Christ House medical recovery facility for the homeless. Years of poor choices had all … Continue reading DEVOTION: Christmas Brings Abundant Life in Christ