Sometimes churches fear growth. It raises concerns like having less control, less familiarity, more expense, and more work. This post explores the parable of the talents for encouragement to face these fears so that we may continue in our mission to make disciples.
I live in a decidedly Republican area. How Republican? The church I serve is a polling place, so I can tell you: 1063 votes for Romney, 133 votes for Obama. I would break down the elections for other positions, but in all but a couple of cases, republicans ran unopposed. Democrats know better than to [...]