Archives for May 28, 2012 @ 10:02

Are Churches Adjusting to This?

Is your church adjusting to the rise of numbers among singles? Census data released this week says 31 million households in 2010 consisted of just one person, 4 million more than 2000. According to the new data, singles make up 27% of U.S. households; in several large cities, including New York, San Francisco, Atlanta and Washington, D.C., it’s [Read More…]

Memorial Day Prayer for Peace

Almighty God, kindle, we pray, in every heart the true love of peace, and guide with your wisdom those who take counsel for the nations of the earth, that in tranquillity your dominion may increase until the earth is filled with the knowledge of your love; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns [Read More…]

Before You Quit

With permission, I have reposted an excellent reminder by our friend Jim Martin about quitting: Consider what we begin: A marriage begins with a wedding. A student begins an academic program. A homeowner begins a do-it-yourself project remodeling the family’s kitchen. A person begins a blog. A church member takes on and begins a project [Read More…]

Ireland and Its Church

What Kevin says below about Ireland is occurring in the USA as well. Kevin Hargaden works for a small church in the suburbs of Dublin and is preparing for ordination with the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. He blogs at and is a board member of the IBI. Ray D’Arcy is a well-known and well-respected radio [Read More…]