A lot has happened to our community recently. Our minister (me) got the boot from the denomination we were part of. Our community voted to keep the minister (again, me), which meant our vote was to both leave the denomination, and since the denomination owns the building, to find a new home. It’s been a lot. And while all that […]
If you’re part of our community, you know that our denomination is deciding if they will ask us to leave. I (Doug) wrote a book that raised some red flags for them, so they’ll decide soon whether my credentials will be revoked. If that happens, our community will vote to stay or remain in the denomination. […]
We take a break from our current lesson for our annual community meeting. We cover what work we did in 2014 to make NRCC a healthier spiritual community, and why we did it. We also talk about how we’ll decide what work we’ll do in 2015 (and of course, why we will do it). To follow the […]
Not a normal Sunday. We’re talking about what we do as a community, and why we do it. Not a normal Sunday, but if you’re part of the community you need to hear. If you’re not, you’ll learn a lot about us this way. Have a listen, Doug
Marketing, advertising, invite your friends to church... Do these words and phrases bring up fear or revulsion inside of you? Despite this, we have something to offer to those God has assigned to us and we need to get the word out. However, NRCC is not for everyone and we want to be as open as possible so that people can self-select NRCC as the Christian community that is right for them; then we need to leave the results to God. Listen as Michelle explains what promotion steps we have already done and how we plan to continue searching in
Alea has been a wonderful pastor over children and youth for many years, but after April 1, she will no longer be with us. At this meeting, we discuss the future of our kids. If you’re a part of NRCC, have a listen.
Once a year, our community takes a Sunday to deal with the business of church-family life. After a report on where we’ve been and where we are today, we’ll make some projections about where we’re going in 2009. It’s a delightful part of our community life, but if you’re not part of NRCC, it won’t be very relevant to you. Check back next week.