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Does The Church Need Visionaries Or Managers?

Does The Church Need Visionaries Or Managers?

“I’ve had an idea,” I told Debbie. “We should invite Dave Bilbrough to come to the church for a concert. It would help make people here feel that they matter just as much in a village as in a big town.” Debbie flashed me her practiced look of loving scorn. “OK – so who’s going to sell the tickets, who will do the sound, who will take on the refreshments, who will design the publicity?” There were probably quite a…

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Can An Introvert Minister Survive The Church?

Can An Introvert Minister Survive The Church?

She yanked me from my seat while I was still eating. “You should be going around to every table, speaking to everyone! You need to speak to Eddie!” It was the harvest festival lunch. Church members were sat around tables in the hall, consuming chicken salad. A family had invited me to sit with them at their table for the meal, and I had accepted. I was enjoying spending a prolonged time getting to know them. But she didn’t approve….

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