Should My Church Be All About Numbers? Y/N

Is it right to care about how many people attend a church worship service? What about those churches that seem so obsessed with metrics and growth statistics that they reduce people to faceless numbers? In a pair of companion articles at Southern Seminary’s Southern Equip, I argue both for and against being all about numbers. Curious?Continue reading “Should My Church Be All About Numbers? Y/N”

Stripped of His “Metals” and Left for Dead

“And Moses stripped Aaron of his garments and put them on Eleazar his son.  And Aaron died there on the top of the mountain” (Numbers 20:28).  What a sad end to a tumultuous journey as the LORD’s anointed priest.  Aaron, the man meant to intercede before God for the people, was deemed unworthy to crossContinue reading “Stripped of His “Metals” and Left for Dead”