“What is best for The Kingdom will always be what is best for your church, but the equation doesn’t work the other way” is a sentence that gets repeated daily with the people and in the place I serve. This is not some new revelation, but it is one that often gets lost in the everyday work of pastoring.
In order for management to be done well, exploration needs to happen first. By that I’m saying: there’s a recognition that we’re kind of here, we want to go there, we’re not quite sure what it looks like or how to do it. And that’s a very different methodology and thought process.
The Christian calendar unites us as a worshiping community, and as a community of faith we move forward along the road which leads us to the one whose name we bear. In today’s article, read more from Chris Peters about the gift that the church calendar serves for us.