Stop Your Whining and Change the World

Our tech guy wanted a summation of my beliefs for the church website.  I responded, “People need to get saved, sanctified, filled with the Holy Ghost, stop their whining, roll up their sleeves and change the world.  Yep, that is about it.  Print that.”  And he did. -Rev. Shane L. Bishop is the Senior PastorContinue reading “Stop Your Whining and Change the World”

United Methodists Need Leaders…Fast

I was not reared in the United Methodist tradition.  Melissa and I were loved into the United Methodist church when I was teaching and coaching in Louisville, Illinois in the mid-80’s.  It was only then I began to take a serious look into historical Methodism.  In Methodism I found a theological tradition to call myContinue reading “United Methodists Need Leaders…Fast”

Breaking 400 is Hard to Do

Breaking Four Hundred Shane L. Bishop It was 1998. The E-mail was an SOS. “Could anyone point me to some churches that were running in the 200’s a few years ago and are running over 400 now?” To say the list was short would be an understatement. As ChristChurch has grown through the years, IContinue reading “Breaking 400 is Hard to Do”