When energy goes from constructive to deconstructive, it is time to step back. I commend the originators of the FutureAG website for having the courage to unplug the site for a while. Because of this move they are taking, I believe that there will be...

Our congregation is still teaching Crown Financial material, but others are using Dave Ramsey's stuff.Here's a great article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about one of our Catalyst leaders, Bill Ellis, and his congregation's classes on financial management.Has anyone used both Crown and Ramsey? What are...

I have to admit that I do not get all that inspired about thinking in terms of church governance. But I have learned the hard way that if you don't pay attention to the values of healthy church function, you often reap a whirlwind of...

This item was published last Friday by the AG-News service.An excerpt: Pastor Chuck Kish is looking forward to the day when members of his church will be bar regulars. Beginning February 1, chaplains commissioned by Bethel Assembly in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, will minister to patrons at...

Many of you have probably heard on the news that Omar Osama bin Laden, son of Osama bin Laden, wants to begin a campaign for peace.Yeah, right. We, in the Penn-Del District, know that this is just Doug Sayers, our District Youth Director, in dreadlocks...

Once again, the evangelical vote seems to have won the day.I have been voting since the late 70's. In that time (especially since the Clinton years) it seems like every election reporting cadre is surprised by the groundswell of the 'evangelical vote'. Rush Limbaugh said...

We have a tradition at APC that I am sure many of you share. We begin our year in January with a week of Prayer and Fasting. For us, the fast begins on a Sunday after lunch and continues through until a Friday...