Marc Alan Schelske writes and speaks about life at the intersection of grace and growth. He’s a husband, dad of two, writer, speaker, hobbyist theologian, and recovering fundamentalist who drinks tea & rides a motorcycle. He grew up in Ohio, but he’s lived in the Northwest long enough to feel like a native. He’s the teaching elder at Bridge City Community Church in Milwaukie, Oregon and author of The Wisdom of Your Heart: Discovering the God-given Purpose and Power of your Emotions and Discovering Your Authentic Core Values. You can find him at www.MarcAlanSchelske.com, on Twitter at @Schelske and on Facebook at MarcAlanSchelske.
A committee that determines whether churches are conforming to Southern Baptist Convention affiliation rules will consider whether Saddleback Church, led by Rick Warren, can continue in fellowship with the SBC after Saddleback recently ordained three women pastors.
At a recent Kidmin Conference, I taught about how to recruit volunteers and then asked attendees to design prototype posters. The goal? Illustrate the principles I’d described for when they need children’s ministry volunteers.
BibleProject's Tim Mackie and Jon Collins say it's not surprising if people find the Bible hard to understand. "Most people," says Tim, "aren’t in the habit of reading ancient texts from across the planet from thousands of years ago, and that’s what the Bible is."