Quote of the week!
Lady from church, “Pastor Lisa, what do you do? Do you work?” Me, “Ummm….I work at the church.” Lady from church, “Oh, are you the secretary?” Me, “No, I’m the Youth Pastor.” Lady from church, “Oh that’s nice.” LOL…wow….
By Michelle A. Vu|Christian Post Reporter
A Doritos chip commercial made by a Southern California megachurch is among the final top six contestants battling it out for a commercial spot during the Super Bowl.
Mosaic Church, with main campuses in the Los Angeles area, beat out more than 4,000 entries in the Doritos “Crash the Super Bowl” contest to make the top six. The top three entries will be aired during the 2010 Super Bowl – Super Bowl XLIV – which will be played on Feb. 7.
“It’s a miracle and a divine comedy that we’ve made it this far,” says Erwin McManus, senior pastor of Mosaic and the producer of “Casket,” according to USA Today. “I think it’s God’s sense of humor.” Click to read the article
Why the best parenting techniques don’t produce Christian children.
by Leslie Leyland Fields
I find most Christian parents at the front of the line—the anxiety and success line, not the slacker line. With my own offspring ranging from first grade through college, I take turns stepping into both, perfecting my own blend of angst and aplomb, depending on the issue. This one question, however, sends me elbowing to the front of the anxiety queue, where I find most of my friends and fellow believers. Our most consuming concern is that our children “turn out”—that is, that our Christian faith and values are successfully transmitted, and that our children grow up to be churchgoing, God-honoring adults.