Devotional Subject: Church

Devotional Subject: Church

If this is Goodbye

Vince Amlin

The early church talked a lot about The End.


Death and Life in a Small New Hampshire Church

Martin B. Copenhaver

They say the church is dying.  Don’t you believe it.


Raised Expectations

Vince Amlin

"What do you expect of me as a fellow church member?"


The Unity in the United Church of Christ

Donna Schaper

When history is written – especially about the UNITED Church of Christ – it will be very important to remember all the steps along the way.


Who Put You in Charge?

Emily C. Heath

Churches say they want strong leaders capable of providing guidance in difficult situations. Until they don't. And, often publicly, the pastor is reminded of their "place."


Odor

Quinn G. Caldwell

When a visitor first comes into your church, what do you think she thinks it smells like?  Or, since you may not have much control over that, what do you think she thinks it feels like?


Don't Believe the Hype

Emily C. Heath

The church does not need celebrities.


Dress Up

Donna Schaper

I remember when you had to dress up to go to church.  It was fun in a way that today's uniforms are not.


Deacons Doing Dishes

The perfect definition of a deacon: "a glorified butler."


The Power of a Funny Apron

I have heard a lot of stories like this, from people who wear a comma pin or carry something that points to our church.