Posts with the category “church”
It's in the News - It Can't Be Avoided
by Joyce Blowers on February 3rd, 2023
I have been asked by several people about churches leaving the UMC. They have seen news reports, read the paper, or seen videos online. I hope to . ..
New Year\'s Church\'s Resolutions
by Joyce Blowers on December 31st, 2022
This is the time of year many of us make resolutions for the coming year. I would suggest . . .
by Joyce Blowers on November 2nd, 2022
We have more churches than we have pastors to serve those churches . . . So…it might be time for less than full time churches to seek out . . .
Leave the Baggage
by Joyce Blowers on October 19th, 2022
Leave the baggage at the door…. act like an adult…. and fruits of the Spirit Leave the baggage at the door…or in the car…or . . .
Reflecting God's Image
by Joyce Blowers on September 21st, 2022
It is often easy to see God reflected in a sunrise or sunset. We walk in the woods and feel the presence of God. We sit . . .
I've Been Thinking About Music
by Joyce Blowers on September 17th, 2022
have been thinking about music in the church for the last two weeks. Probably because of all the . . .
Preparing to Leave
by Joyce Blowers on September 29th, 2021
Recently we packed up and prepared for a 2 month journey. We know where we are going (kind of) and we know about when we are returning. We learned that it takes time prepare to be gone for 2 months. First there is . . . . So this causes some thoughts about Sarai and Abram. They did not know where . . .
by Joyce Blowers on September 8th, 2021
We will not save the church. Whether it is the questions facing the local church or issues facing the general Church…our answers, our decisions, will not save the church. Sometimes we think . . . .