WABASH, IN. – Bake sales. Car washes. Bingo. Churches for decades have relied on tried and true methods of fundraising when tithes and offerings left vision-thick congregations in a lurch. But Wabash Christian Center has taken a unique approach to supplying ministerial needs. Eschewing fundraising altogether, the 20-year-old fellowship collects Marlboro Miles to outfit its church.
Archive for March 2009
10. “If I’d wanted microwaved burritos, I’d have gone to church at the 7-11.”
9. “Girl, if I could rearrange the alphabet, I’d put U and I together.”
8. “Mmm, you can almost smell the E. Coli.”
7. “Hmmm, I wonder how all that angel food cake fits into Pastor Rob’s South Beach Diet.”
6. “I’d like to slap the hands that prepared THIS meal.”
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Obnoxious behavior and bad jokes make leaders and youth long for quieter daysMar 8th, 2009 | Category: Youth
SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO — For years leaders and youth group members at New Mexico Church of Christ took great pains to get the group’s shyest member, Corey Tait, to take part in more activities and show more of his personality. But these days, those well-intentioned folks are feeling like victims of their own success. [...]
OAK PARK, IL — Worship Leader Eunice Matthews has brought suit against Oak Park Community Church, claiming that they are responsible for a thigh injury that she suffered while leading Sunday morning worship. The lawsuit, filed in US District Court last week, claims that Matthews gave herself a severe deep thigh bruise while slapping her [...]
Pastor John Huber still has a burden for little people. This, in spite of the fact that his evangelistic efforts among Orange County’s diminutive sinners have produced no converts. “We’ve just got to raise the bar,” the unflappable Baptist minister said. A weekend crusade for little people held last week at his Santa Ana church [...]
Experts warn of a looming shortage of "supernatural resources"Mar 7th, 2009 | Category: Church
VATICAN CITY — An unprecedented summit of Christian leaders convened here earlier this month to take part in a summit to address what many fear could be the greatest spiritual crisis of our time — a shortage of prayer.