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.
Category Archives: The Church
FAITH AND PUBLIC LIFE
As a church, we are called to speak and act for those who are struggling with hunger, homelessness, poverty and injustice; as well as raise awareness on issues that affect the earth and its environment.
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”