Ravings of a United Methodist Pastor (Who really needs to get back to work)

  At a St. Louis Cardinal Baseball game a few years back, a fellow United Methodist clergy member and I were discussing the need for our denomination to attract more gifted people into ordained ministry.  It seemed to us that many of our brightest and best young people don’t even consider whether God may beContinue reading “Ravings of a United Methodist Pastor (Who really needs to get back to work)”

If Church Were More Like Baseball…

IF CHURCH WERE MORE LIKE BASEBALL: 1. Pastors would flip their water bottles after knocking a sermon “out of the park” and slowly jog off stage. 2. Worship Directors would be doused with iced Gatorade after particularly good Easter services. 3. Preacher’s would have a “walk up” song. 4. Congregations would do the wave whenContinue reading “If Church Were More Like Baseball…”