I was walking through an unfamiliar residential neighborhood to get some exercise, going at a good clip when I was brought to a sudden halt because the sidewalk disappeared. A certain establishment had not installed sidewalks along its considerable property line. The name of the establishment? … [Read more...] about Signs vs. Sidewalk: Which Speaks Louder?
Visual images are powerful. We are surrounded by images used to influence our behavior as consumers. What is the role of the church in using images? I wrote an article for Reformed Worship about using visuals in church. I see the connection between computer icons and iconography. I've also blogged … [Read more...] about Screens in Church?
We're thinking about using another church's space to house two of our Sunday School classes on Sunday mornings. The church is about 2 blocks away, it would be older kids walking over. I assume we need to set a price and some kind of written agreement. Any advice? … [Read more...] about Exploring Options: Rent Rooms?
Beautiful.Welcoming.Hospitable.Clean. … [Read more...] about What I Missed Yesterday
Every church I have worked for has needed major cleaning out. I hate that our Christian Ed space is so de-valued that it becomes a dumping ground. I think one problem is that people don't feel like they have the authority to get rid of things. But somehow they DO have the authority to "donate" … [Read more...] about The Church Junk Problem