Not Many Should Be Teachers

We know the risks of the wrong teacher for our child, as well as the wrong preacher for our church. How many parents and students have tried to change classes to avoid the wrong one? We pay more for a home near a good school. How many have changed churches to find something that fed them better?

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Walk The Talk

This weekend, as the Pope visits Ireland, a week after a grand jury report on Pennsylvania abuse by priests, who wants the church to resume a dominant role in care for widows and orphans?  James’ exhortation to be ‘doers of the word, and not hearers only,’ can have tragic outcomes. Why not here, again?  Better that we look at ourselves in his mirror and ask again:

Does your Jesus have a job?
Does your global church –
Our Canadian denomination –
 This congregation – or you?

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