Top 10 Things Nobody Tells You About Working in a Church

July 19th 2013 3 comments so far  

RabbitThere’s a fantastic blog called Stuff Christians Like by Jon Acuff that I thoroughly enjoy. In one of his posts, he whimsically imagines what it’s like to work in a church. Below is an excerpt.

“My assumption is that, other than Sunday, a church job is kind of like having a really long quiet time.  You probably get to read the Bible all day and take long breaks in your prayer closet and spend eight hours a …

Modesty: A Dude’s Perspective

July 12th 2013 No comments yet  

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Step into my personal time machine for a moment, back to a simpler time when I was a fifth grade regular at this church instead of being employed here. On one of the rare occasions my Sunday school teachers were able to corral and silence us, I distinctly remember a specific lesson. It was the dreaded “end of the school year purity talk” that I would become very familiar with by the time I was done with junior high, and my fifth grade …

“Golden Calves” Are Not a Thing of the Past

June 21st 2013 No comments yet  

Six ReasonsOne of my small pleasures in my newfound grown-up life is listening to Steve Farrar’s podcast during my commute. Starting and ending my work day with the no-nonsense spiritual guidance and biblical encouragement Pastor Farrar has tailored to men is far superior to listening to the morning radio shock jockey shrieking about a celebrity rumor I don’t care about.

His study last fall was of Hebrews 11, what he refers to as “God’s Hall of Fame.” It’s a chapter that runs the gamut …

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