This week we’re putting together mgpc’s 2013 proposed ministry and mission plan and budget. I mentioned last year why it will be always be planned in deficit, because maintenance is death. But another concern is expressed in these points from a post by Thom Rainer which deals with the drift which all institutions and groups …

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Jon Acuff provides seven signs the sermon is nearly over. Don’t know if I gave any of these yesterday. Everyone did a good job of not obviously looking for them. 7 ways to know a sermon is about to end: 1. “In closing…” This is an old school sermon ender. When you hear this phrase, …

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