Happy Easter — Jesus Lives!

Happy Easter — Jesus Lives!

Happy Easter! There would be no Easter if the Body of Christ had not risen from the grave. There would be no hope of eternity if the Body of Christ had not risen from the dead. The New Testament calls the church the Body of Christ! However, many churches are declining...
Easter Fading – Dark Clouds on the Horizon

Easter Fading – Dark Clouds on the Horizon

Easter morning in northeastern Indiana was bright and beautiful. We were excited to join our daughter and son-in-law for worship at their church. While shaving, to get ready, I turned on CNN Headline news. Two separate reports confirmed what I feared for decades: “The...

Monday Ministry Update

How are you marking Holy Week? This is traditionally one of the busiest times for pastors, church staff teams, and lay leaders in churches. There is a lot of planning and preparation that goes into marking each day of Holy Week, and every pastor, worship leader, or...

What About the Bunny?

Easter is coming soon.  The church across town has an Easter egg hunt.  Your leadership team is talking about how this diminishes the focus on the true meaning of Easter.  The culture is taking over the church!  Then the discussion turns to the Easter Bunny.  Rabbits...