A pastor told the story of a woman in his church who was a chain-smoker. She gifted his family with a batch of cookies that threatened anyone who ate them with lung cancer. They tasted just like stale cigarettes! The following week, she asked him how he liked the cookies. “Mary,” he quipped, “Cookies like […]
Every year, in the few weeks prior to Easter, the church I attend starts asking all the regular attendees in the Sunday morning late service to consider attending one of the other services on Easter. They need to make room for the additional visitors they expect at the most popular service time on the most […]
Remember the greeters of yesteryear who welcomed even children to church services? The preacher might have delivered a kiss on the cheek, and it wasn’t uncommon for an elderly woman to offer a white-gloved hand and a piece of hard candy.