Category: Thoughts of C

Somebody DO something…

This coming weekend an Alt-Right group is on the move and heading my way.   …. great….   It’s bad enough to have the threat of two world leaders trash talking one another at the risk of taking the whole world into the warring arena.  I can sit and watch the news and say… somebody […]

Glad to be Called to Disciple Church

I am back from a quick run to Roanoke where I “manned” the Virginia Baptist Women in Ministry Booth at an annual gathering of The Baptist General Assembly of Virginia.  I have served as the moderator of the VBWIM for two years, and now my tenure is coming to a close.  I was also pleased to […]

Considering the Sojourner

Though often found in Christianeze – sojourner‘s closest Greek and Hebrew word-cousins refer to the alien, the traveler, the UNlocal just passing through.  In 3 John, a small and often overlooked epistle – we find celebration and praise of the believer who truly gets what it means embody hospitality.  No, not just to friends and family, but […]

Church…is it worth the bother?

This past week we did something a bit unusual at Park Street.  After several weeks of considering, Church Why Bother, and in preparation for this week’s  “Invite a Friend” Sunday – we sat in small groups vs. rows and talked about what brought us to Park Street as we considered Yancey’s topic:  Looking Outside (as it […]