Morning Roundup 2/5/14
Lots of people have written on this so I won't spend a lot of time doing so.
His comments are worth noting, but not emulating. The church is, indeed, not the best venue for many.
I get that. But, the church is God's instrument for His mission in the world (Ephesians 3:10). Our involvement is not just anticipated (1 Corinthians 12:27), but commanded (Hebrews 10:25).
Simply put, our involment in church is not just for us-- it's for God's glory, our good, and the good of others.
But, for now, here are Donald Miller's thoughts.
Eric Geiger's blog is increasingly a must read on leadership, with a special focus for church leaders.
So, it really is NOT true that you can use stats for anything, but it is true that you have to be careful. Simply put, stats with no context can (and are) misleading. And, yes, I think that President Obama needed more context.
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