I totally agree: In a time of extraordinary transformation, small churches are a resource and a gift to the wider church. They are the ones best-prepared to enter the way of revitalization and renewal, and to report back to those who will follow. That quote comes from this article, which also says that “small churches […]
It’s hard to believe, but as I write this, one year ago today I was writing my very first pastor’s column for the church newsletter, and I had only been on the job for 2 weeks. I was still trying to learn everyone’s name at that point! Here’s what I wrote in the opening paragraph […]
Is it me, or do we have a lot of stuff going on at church? Well, it’s not just me, because we do have lots of stuff going on, and it’s wonderful! I look over the different announcements and events in this newsletter, and I’m excited by all that we do as a church. God’s […]
In this blog space, we’ll post thoughts, ideas, and articles that help us think about what we’re doing–in our daily lives and as a church. We hope Hickory Rock’s church blog will be inspiring and thought-provoking. Check back often, and be sure to add your .2 cents in the comments. At Hickory Rock, we believe everyone has something to contribute!
Now that the summer is ending, it’s almost time to fall into the fall. As a kid, one of the most dreaded phrases I could ever hear or see was “Back to School.” It carried ominous overtones of looming homework, classrooms, and an end to my carefree summer fun. Walking into a store and seeing […]
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