Strategy for Change

Strategic planning is a place some will not venture.  In the Church, it is the pseudo-spiritual that see no basis for the practice of the organization.  Addressing the Church’s unique ministry context is required for Church leaders.  Proverbs 19:21 states, “There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the Lord, thatContinue reading “Strategy for Change”

A Burden for Change

Change is a necessity but rarely is it readily accepted.  Innovation, flexibility, and growth all require changes to take place at personal and organizational levels.  How does this happen?   Specifically, how does this happen in churches?  Might I suggest this pathway: 1) a burden, 2) faith, 3) strategy and implementation, and 4) endurance. NehemiahContinue reading “A Burden for Change”

Cardinal Principles of the Christian Baptist

A couple of weeks ago, I posted A pre-history of the Christian Baptists.  The focus was on the surrounding preceding church culture and events that helped form our foundation.  That is still an area of interest and further research.  Many others were also very interested and is provoking some further research on my part. The ChristianContinue reading “Cardinal Principles of the Christian Baptist”

A pre-history of the Christian Baptists

The following is a pre-history of the formation of the Ohio Valley Association of Christian Baptist Churches of God, which I am ordained through.  If you would like to know more about us you can find the link here.  This blog examines the surrounding context of our formation and a backdrop for why. Baptist TraditionContinue reading “A pre-history of the Christian Baptists”