This is the book I should have read in 2007. This is the book we all should have read in 2007. And, if you read it in 2007, you know what I mean. UnChristian...
It’s true: some days you couldn’t pay me enough to do the job I do. But you don’t have to. When you’re working in a mission-driven organization, and you’re excited about the mission, the reward is so much more than money.
Although, when a church is without a pastor, we tend to focus on what we lack in terms of leadership, vision, and spiritual care… this time in between can also be a time for the church to shine.
The reality is, people love to be noticed. But perhaps more than that, people love to be missed. And too often the church focuses on who is new, and who is here, and misses the people who need to be noticed the most.
You see, fellowship, Christian community, is not about gathering as if being together is the object. It is about how together we are being gathered up to Christ.