Archive for January 2018

Rosewood Church (Jenison, MI) Lead Pastor Opportunity

Rosewood Reformed Church (Jenison, MI) awaits the arrival of a Lead Pastor (LP) with a heart for God, mind for truth, good communication skills, and a sense of humor. The LP will have the privilege of preparing and delivering biblical and relevant sermons to the gathered community, as well as planning and leading inspiring worship…

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Seminaries 200 Years Later & Beyond

American Protestant seminaries have been around for just over 200 years. Andover (MA) Theological Seminary was the first, established in 1807. Many followed shortly thereafter. Today, few would bet money on American Protestant seminaries surviving this century. The seminary model is simply not suited for our post-modern and post-Christian context. In short, the numbers just…

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What We Measure = What We Value

While Counterinsurgency (New York: Oxford Press, 2010) by David Kilcullen is intended for “civilian and military students and practitioners of counterinsurgency,” I discovered some insights that may help leaders of the local church. Here is one that seems helpful: what we measure reflects what we value. So, as David Kilcullen writes: Organizations manage what they…

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Pastor of Preaching, Worship and Pastoral Care Opportunity

River Terrace Church (East Lansing, MI) anticipates the arrival of a new Pastor of Preaching, Worship and Pastoral Care. This person will primarily be charged with planning and leading worship services, as well as providing spiritual care for the congregation. He or she will partner with Ken Bieber, Pastor of Outreach and Discipleship, and a…

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