Pastor Don's Journal
Posts from September 2009
It was a long hot summer – politically, anyway – and the Fall seems to promise more of the same, as temperatures rise over health care reform, bail-outs and foreign policy changes coming from the Obama administration.
Only 1 out of 3 churches in America today considers itself to be spiritually vital and alive, according to a soon-to-be published study out of Hartford Seminary’s Institute of Religious Research.
I jumped all over the fax machine when it first appeared years ago, and was not the last to discover the internet and e-mail back in the 90’s.
With the passing of Labor Day we have now come to the end of summer in Alexandria. Schools are opening up this morning, congress is back in session, and vacations are fond but distant memories.
A dear young friend of mine preached a “trial sermon” on Sunday at a large church in the Atlanta area.