I am struck today by Laurie Gudim’s essay at Speaking to the Soul regarding lay vs. ordained ministry. This is a topic close to my heart, as a layperson doing fulltime church work. Gudim writes:
Day: January 2, 2014
New Yorkers told the folks at Odyssey Networks how the world could be a better place in 2014.
A Michigan company aims to grow its business selling kits to create worship space in less than a couple of hours. The kits congregations to set up shop without buying real estate or managing buildings. Offerings include a stage, audio, video and lighting equipment, “similar to what a band on tour might use to setup […]
The Rev. Scott Gunn, executive director of Forward Movement, offers his list of predictions for 2014, mostly Episcopal-related stuff. He foresees, among other things: Not Just Ashes to Go. Given the popularity of Ashes to Go, we’ll see Palms to Go, Easter Eggs to Go, and Holy Water to Go. The latter option will be […]
“The gifts he gave were that some would be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until all of us come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to […]