A Pastor’s Job Description

Posted by on Apr 15, 2008 in Leading the Church, Main, Methodism, Pop Culture, Society at Large | 0 comments

We’ve been gathering job descriptions at Piperton UMC lately. Some were concerned that the job descriptions were going to be used for thorough overhauls of the work done at our church. They aren’t. Some were afraid that we were trying to figure out who to cut and who to keep. We aren’t. The reason I called for job descriptions two months ago was to facilitate accountibility. And I’m much less interested in employee...

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Grasping the Crux

Posted by on Apr 1, 2008 in Economics, General Rant, Pop Culture, Society at Large, US Politics | 0 comments

I recently re-read an article written by one of the greatest theologians of modernity. The article is entitled Our Secularized Civilization and the author is Reinhold Niebuhr. Its a little thick. And it is dated 1926. And since he never had a reality television show, Neibuhr is probably unknown to most of the people about which he writes. Nonetheless, the article remains one of the greatest assessments of the Church’s secular nature, and...

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