Hi all, a very dear friend to many of us here at WCC, Sheri Young, has requested that I pass along some information about the 2012 Easter Seals Walk With Me event. It is going to be held Saturday, July 21 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.at the Cornbelters Stadium (the Corn Crib) in Normal, IL.
I am in charge of a team this year and would really appreciate it if you could take the time to look at a video of what Easter Seals has ...read more →
Have you ever prepared for and performed some sort of public engagement – speaking, acting, singing, etc. – and then just crashed and burned? Let me recount my favorite (but certainly not my only) instance of that…
I was leading worship for the community Good Friday Service a couple years back. Our church was hosting. There was a pretty good turnout from many local churches. Things were going great. My worship team was knocking it out of the park (notice the ...read more →
Stan Geisz shared this with me via email after last week’s lesson:
RE: our discussion of God’s “discipline” and how we kinda used it interchangeably with “punishment”…
I used to teach a management class on employee performance. One topic was the difference between discipline and punishment. Discipline is usually defined as a “process, method, or study” to correct a deficiency or improper behavior. It does not have to be punitive. Kind of like when God redirects us or guides us back to ...read more →
in-er-tia (in-ur-shuh) n. the tendency of an object in motion to remain in motion, or an object at rest to remain at rest, unless acted upon by an outside force.
Raise your hand if you have ever tried to get something started. Anything. A group. An initiative. A ministry. How did it go? Was it smooth sailing? Did everyone you talked do follow through on their promises? Did everyone who encouraged you stand by you all the way? Was it as ...read more →
Washington Community Comes Together To Eat Pancakes And Help Homeless Mothers
Washington Christian Church and the Washington Ministerial Association will host a Pancake Supper and Bake Sale on Saturday, March 3. The proceeds from the event will help fund a new, long-term transitional housing facility for single moms and their children. The facility is called “My Sister’s House” and is located on Walnut Street in Washington. The pancake supper will be held from 4 pm to 7 pm at Washington Christian ...read more →
Stumbled upon this brief but excellent article on the Relevant website.
Matt Chandler talks about drawing from wells that quench our thirst for only a moment. Sex, money, respect, what is your well of choice? Check out this article and let us know what you think.
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“A lot of attention has been paid to Jefferson Bethke’s video Why I Hate Religion But Love Jesus. ” – Tullian Tchividjian
Check out the video, then check out this commentary on it:
I have read a bunch of stuff on this video, but this is the most cogent argument – in favor or against – that I have yet read. What do YOU think?
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