Saturday, March 19, 2011

The Importance of Pastors With Vision

Yes, there are some people that quickly pick up on the lack of vision and leave the church to find another more vibrant church, but how many people keep coming back week after week secretly hoping things will get better? Hoping and praying that the pastor will get a word from God, lead with passion, conviction and purpose. I wonder how many gifted, capable, passionate lay leaders are sitting untapped in congregations around the country. I wonder.

[from MMI Weblog

Academic Paper Presented on Women Ministers in Pentecostalism

(For the recent centennial celebration of the IPHC several historic papers were presented.)

"The Monday morning session of January 31, 2011 in Falcon, North Carolina celebrating the IPHC Merger Centennial gave way to putting this unique event in historical perspective." Papers presented that morning include "Dr. Dan Woods, "Meet Sam Page"; Dr. Kristen Welch,"Women Preachers in the IPHC"; Dr. Vinson Synan, "The Spirit of Falcon - 1911 Merger".