April 15 was not a good day for one lady in her sixties. No, as far as I know she did not learn she owned the IRS a pile of taxes. She was attending a Tampa Bay Rays and Chicago White Socks baseball game when a ball fouled off the bat of Stephen Souza, Jr. … Continue reading How Did That Happen?
When I was a teenager, I was reading through a BC Comic book. In one particular strip, Peter and Curls were discussing an upcoming election. There discussion then sums up how many of us feel 30-40 years later. Peter asked Curls if he was voting for the Apathy Party or the Lethargic Party. Curls replied, … Continue reading Voting the Lethargic Ticket
This past year Howard McCraney, a deacon at Central where I serve, began leading outreach efforts. The goal is to take our mission and compassion outside the walls of our building to the people who need it. Part of this outreach effort is Central Church of Christ Project Care (CCC Project Care). This weekend I was … Continue reading Project Care
Here is my second offering on the subject of ministry. Again, comments and suggestions are welcome, encouraged even. We ask: What is Ministry? With last week's working definition of a minister in hand, the next logical step is to define the role a minister plays. This chapter solidifies our model of ministry that develops from … Continue reading What is Ministry?