Perhaps we are to live more in the tension, somewhere in the middle of the spectrum, rather than merely embracing one place and running from the other.
“I enjoy watching congregations own their decisions, lean into them, and try to be faithful to what God is calling them to do.”
“Challenges and criticism will come frequently enough and you will need to have a strong bank account of affirmation to keep your balance.”
Even the suggestion that our practice of prayer needed to be altered raised some eyebrows.
I am grateful now for a full staff team after over a year of navigating through changes.
Franconia Conference continues to follow God’s call, sharing the Good News of Christ Jesus and empowering and equipping others to, as well. Executive Minister Steve Kriss said, “We have much […]
I long to expand my palate to those experiences that may not seem sugar-coated.
I wondered why this is so rare in the church that proclaims that reconciliation is the center of our work.