Wait, I hear you cry. How do they know? And what was it? Postmodernism—I didn’t understand it. I never understood it. How can it be over?
- Jay Thomas, So You Want to Be a Senior Pastor – an interesting look at transitioning from associate to senior pastor.
As I said, in a healthy transition, most people will like you . . . and some will like you too much. It is easy for a pastor who does his job well to meet a need in people’s lives that only Jesus should meet.
While religious service attendance has decreased for all white Americans since the early 1970s, the rate of decline has been more than twice as high for less educated, lower and lower-middle class whites compared to more educated and presumably more affluent whites, according to a study presented Saturday at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Las Vegas.
A new report from Leadership Network verifies that such mission-driven church mergers are a growing trend. Two percent of churches have merged in the last two years and five percent are likely to by 2013.
- Rachel Held Evans has put together an interesting list of influential evangelical women.
- James McGrath offers a fabulous syllabus disclaimer. I wonder if we should require this in all our syllabi.
- And, here are the World’s 12 worst tourist traps.