Today is the end of the 30(40) Days of Blogging.
While I could press on for the ten extra credit days I’m not going to. That said, I’ll probably take a break from blogging until after the New Year. I’m grateful for the readership, and the comments over this past month…thank you!
To close out the challenge I’m going to borrow from day fifteen and present a few highlights. [click to continue…]
Back in 2010 I wrote a post, The Great Church Search, which to this day is one of my most read posts. I was fortunate enough to have it run a few other blogs as well (see the page ‘Jason Hess, CJ’ in the header). Blogs that have a much higher readership than eckSermonator. Basically the post is about finding the local church that resonates with you. The local community of believers that you can connect with and plug-in to. Truth is not church A doesn’t work for everyone, some folks are better suited for church B. While certain things in my life and understanding of the local church has changed since 2010 due to the evolution of my thinking, the core of the piece still stands.
For a long time my wife and I stumbled around seeking to find the part of the body that we could meld with. Ultimately that’s what led us to the United Methodist Church. It has everything we want, and accommodates our eccentricities perfectly. [click to continue…]