Elvis is a bright boy who loves soccer and his family. See how chickens have provided Elvis and his family with a brighter future!
How a Healthy Church Can Spiral Quickly into Dysfunction
Churches are more like organisms than they are organizations. Of course, organizational management is important in churches. Finances, staff reviews, and operations are among the many management ac…
Offertory Prayers and Invitation for June 2019
Your offering last week empowered ministry within our congregation and in response to the needs of our community. It also supported the work of our church with youth and young adults and events like the quadrennial gathering, Youth 2019, to be held this July in Kansas City.
Chanhassen's 'Grease' is 'the one that I want!'
An appealing Sandy and Danny lead an energetic cast that's equal to the show.
Top 25 Hymns Lutherans Love to Sing
The worship arts department keeps track of the music that is sold, downloaded, and licensed. Based upon that information these are the top twenty-five hymns that Lutherans love to sing. Are your favorites listed here? What are your favorite hymns to sing Hymn Title 656/657 725 525 556 922 594 461 533 685 655 465 617 395 449/450 805 790 332 636 644 Lois Just As I Am Without One Plea? At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing? Chief of Sinners? I Come, O Savior, to Thy Table? Love Divine, All Loves Excelling? Abide with Me? Come, Thou Fount of ev’ry blessing? Go to dark Gethsemane? What a friend we have in Jesus? My hope is built on nothing less? See This Wonder in the Making? I’d like to vote for a top…
In Loving Memory of Aretha Franklin: 10 Unforgettable Quotes
Often referred to as the “Queen of soul”, Aretha Franklin was known for blending deep rooted soul music with the gospel genre. She created “R-E-S-P-E-C-T”, but you may not know, she was also a renowned gospel singer. Her career began as a child, singing gospel at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit.
Top 25 Wedding-Planning Tips from Newlyweds
The fabulous couples we've featured have walked down the aisle, they've said "I Do" and have partied like crazy at their reception. Then, when all of the craziness calmed down and they returned from their honeymoons, they whispered their "best advice" to us...and we're passing it down to you!
How to Eat Healthy at a Mexican Restaurant
The chips, margaritas, mounds of refried beans and rice... With Mexican cuisine, overdoing it seems unavoidable. But it's not impossible! Learn how.
6 Disruptive Church Trends That Will Rule 2017
The culture continues to change rapidly around you as a church leader. Here are 7 disruptive church trends that will rule 2017.
Upper Room Devotional for June 5th, 2019
As I watched Lainie, my 15-year-old granddaughter, walk out of Central High School, I noticed that she was wearing a cross necklace and had John 3:16 printed on her shirt. On the way to drop off her friend Jeannie, I listened to the girls chat about an after-school Christian meeting and Lainie...
How To Be a Bad Church Member
Ever wanted to set your church back and create an unhealthy culture? Here is a short list of things to do to: 1. Constantly point out what should be done, but never volunteer to actually do anythin…