Have you ever heard a statement similar to this? “Well, I would love to be able to go to church, but it’s hard for me to do when I see all the hypocrites there.”
While you may have not heard those exact words, you’ve probably heard a variation of some kind and perhaps wondered a bit if you were being accused of being a hypocrite. None of us want to be considered in such a way, yet this is the impression often left in the wake of such a statement.
Jesus valued the church greatly, and in fact calls it his Bride! We know also that He’s coming one day for a Bride without spot or wrinkle, but we also realize there’s still a lot of spots to be removed, and wrinkles to iron! Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!
It is my privilege to recommend the counseling services of (NAME) and (NAME OF COUNSELING SERVICE).
As a Pastor, it is often quite a challenge to meet the needs of the congregation as far as sharing the Word in services during the week, visitation, and all that goes along with pastoring, yet still carve out time to counsel as the need arises. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!
I wanted to take a moment to send you this note to commend you on your recent decision to extend forgiveness to (NAME). I have no doubt this was difficult to do, yet I also have no doubt that nothing could express the heart of Christ more than sharing forgiveness such as you have. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!