It’s human nature to beat ourselves up when a church building and its ministry come to an end. But closing may be the most faithful choice the people can make when attendance is dwindling and budgets are shrinking.
People in my neighborhood, who have only been to church once or twice, regularly tell me that they pray for us every day. That kind of relationship is beautiful.
The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? [Psalm 27:1] Dear people of God in the Northeastern Ohio Synod, As I enter my second year of ministry in the Office of Bishop I give thanks toContinue reading “ONE YEAR”