Sunday, April 4, 2010

Sunday Mind Dump - Easter, April 4, 2010

  • I know when I have been to church, and today I was AT church!

  • Had a good day. Music was good. Attendance was high. Preached a message on the resurrection (what else?) and how important it is to believe in the “risen” Christ.

  • Quote of the day: You are not an atheist. You are simply a person who God has not revealed Himself to yet.

  • Another quote: Open your mind to the possibility of God.

  • I gave a three-part invitation today (1) for the believer (2) for the agnostic (3) and for those ready to receive Christ, using Romans 10:9-10.

  • Several people committed to Christ today. Amazing.

  • Evangelism is not an option. It is a command.

  • Attendance was 737 – (459 in the first service & 278 in the second service) we were packed.

  • The ushers had to bring out extra chairs two separate times.

  • This was one of the most relaxed Easter Sunday’s that I’ve experienced in many years, and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

  • In the past we would have a three-day event; Good Friday service, Saturday Easter Egg Hunt, and a variety of special programming on Sunday morning. Plus, we usually conduct a large mail-out to the community the week before. This year we didn’t do any of that and just let church happen… and still we had a packed house.

  • I think it’s important that church be fun and have the right atmosphere. You can kill a good Bible-believing church with the wrong atmosphere.

  • Renae and I took a bike ride earlier this week. It was good to get out of the office with some daylight left.

  • Christ was exalted and God was honored at PCC today. His Word was proclaimed.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hey, dear husband:
This was definitely not a flattering picture of your wife . . . but hey! the trail looked GREAT!
Enjoyed the bike ride w/you :)