August 6, 2013 § 9 Comments
Whenever I have the privilege of introducing myself as a Presbyterian pastor, more often than not it is usually with the caveat that I am pastor in “the other Presbyterian church.”
That, of course, is not strictly true, because there are several Presbyterian denominations in America: the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America, the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, the Bible Presbyterian Church and, my own denomination, the Presbyterian Church in America. « Read the rest of this entry »
July 1, 2013 § 1 Comment
Last Friday marked the last working day of our church secretary and my Administrative Assistant, Janie Myrick, who has retired.
She didn’t have church experience.
Everything else, though, was stellar. A group of smart, experienced and godly men had served as our screening committee and, after singling our three candidates out of 60 for me to interview, all of them felt she was the best.
But she didn’t have church experience. « Read the rest of this entry »