I’m a big fan of the TV show Doctor Who. I saw my first episodes of the British science fiction show when I was in elementary school, have enjoyed the newer seasons that began airing in 2005, and have been working my way through previous seasons as I’ve been able.
Financial and other pragmatic realities of churches often point those of us committed to a life as ‘professional’ church leaders to bi-vocational ministry as our best, and sometimes only, option. I entered into a bi-vocational life because the church I was called to serve, New Vision United Church of Christ,
By Phil Hart Ohio Conference Minister Why is interest in being part of a local church declining? I am certainly not going to come up with a comprehensive answer here, but I do want to suggest some “food for thought.” Back in the 1940s-1950s, when the church as we know
by Rev. Luke Lindon At Sylvania United Church of Christ, we’re trying a new thing. We are a medium-sized congregation full of science-y types. We love our spirituality and our community. We’re always looking to improve, but we often get stuck on what would be the best place to start.
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