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Church is Not Home

H/T:  Huffinton Post By Scott Dannemiller  Speaker, author, blogger, worship leader, leadership consultant and former missionary with the Presbyterian Church An atheist walked into three churches last Sunday.I know. Sounds like the beginning of a great…

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Christians fight

H/T:  TItuslive.com Christians are great at a lot of stuff: potlucks, VBS, helping people–the list goes on and on. But ask any Christian to name four or five things that Christians are good at and I…

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Church families fight

H/T:  Tituslive.com   Church is a family. Families fight. It’s a reality. In the old days it was over the color of the carpet. Twenty years ago it was over worship style. Sometimes it’s little stuff,…

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Crisswalk.com - Evil Hearts

H/T: Crosswalk.com This article discusses five indicators that show you may be dealing with an evil heart rather than an ordinary sinful heart.  If so, it requires a radically different treatment approach. by Leslie Vernick As…

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KSDK Channel 5

H/T: KSDK-Channel5 via Jeannie Blaylock, First Coast News 6:07 p.m. CDT May 29, 2015 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Franklin Graham, on the First Coast for this weekend’s Festival of Hope, says his famous father, Billy Graham, is…

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Echoes-Reflextions on Our First Fifty Years

The question has often been posed to me:  “How do you account for the steady growth of FCCF over these many years?”  Key points in answering that question would be:  (1) commitment to church growth by…

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FCCF web site 1997

This link will take you to the web site web.archive.org.  They capture a “snap shot” of web site pages for posterity and host them for folks to view.  Archive.org is a “safe site”, but if you…

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H/T:  Riverfront Times Blog  By Danny Wicentowski Published Fri., May 29 2015 at 6:30 AM If you’ve been waiting for the situation at First Christian to settle down, you’ll be waiting a long time!  As they…

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Archangel Michael

H/T:  Dub Meta, May 22, 2015 11:36am To the family and leadership at First Christian Church of Florissant and to the administration at St. Louis Christian College: I wish to remind you of the far reaching…

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Leader vs Dictator

H/T:  Churchleaders.com Here’s a great article by Ron Edmondson about “controlling leaders” who exert an over-bearing influence on everything that happens around them.  The author has 20 years of business experience and considerable wisdom about how…

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Controlling Leader

H/T:  RonEdmonson.com One of my pet peeves in leadership is the controlling leader. Because of that, I have written extensively on the subject on this blog. Controlling leaders are in every type of organization — including…

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When a Christian Meets a Sociopath

H/T:  Southlake Christian Counseling I was recently contacted and asked to share my thoughts on how a Christian is supposed to deal with narcissists, sociopaths and psychopaths. To some it may seem like an odd request…

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Is It Enough Featured Image

May 1, 2015, Professor Lay publishes http://isitenough.net for the public. “Is It Enough? is a center for learning and sharing information about the child sexual abuse mishandling / cover-up at First Christian Church of Florissant.” You…

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Pastor Titus Benton

H/T:  Titus Benton via TitusLive.com There are a handful of men that have entered my life over the years and pointed me in the right direction. My dad was one. My hometown preacher was another. There…

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Boz Tchividjian

H/T:Boz Tchividjian, RNS (Religion News Service), Follow @BozT | Feb 7, 2014 | I recently came across a legal alert from a Christian organization that directs pastors who learn of suspected child abuse to first conduct…

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Boz Tchividjian

H/T: Boz Tchividjian, RNS (Religion News Service), Follow @BozT | Feb 13, 2015 | Disturbing news surfaced last week that the founder and senior pastor of one of the largest churches in Australia, and a church…

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