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I’ve been around church buildings long enough to know there is always something to be fixed. There is always a roof to be fixed or a boiler to be maintained. There are always potholes in the parking lot or an unsightly stain in the fellowship hall. How did that stain get way up there anyway?
Those things are important for the life of a church. I heard the story about a church that had plenty of money in reserve but feared using any of it to maintain the church. A board member was shocked when he learned passerby’s thought the church was abandoned. I wonder if they had a nest on the pulpit?
I drew this for the November 2016 Church of God Ministries e-newsletter.
Cartoon of a sound technician and a pastor. The pastor says, “When I open the sermon with a joke, please don’t use a rim shot.”
Sound and PowerPoint operators have a lot of power. They can make or break a church service. Have you ever been in a worship service and the words didn’t match what everyone was singing… including the worship leader? Yes, it can leave the congregation all flustered.
A few weeks ago, I witnessed the power of the tech guy. A guest pastor was saying how much he loved his beloved baseball team. The technician didn’t agree with his choice. So the tech guy proudly displayed HIS favorite baseball team’s logo.
Beware of the tech guys, pastors. They have more power than you realize!
I drew this for the April, 2014 Church of God Ministries e-newsletter.
Cartoon of Sheep are in a pasture. One says to another, “Don’t get me wrong! I love our shepherd. It’s just that I prefer a different style of herding.”
Leadership can be tough when nobody wants to be a follower. It’s even harder when everyone in the group is about aggressive as a sheep, yet refuse to be led. I’ve seen a few pastors face this situation. You have to beware of sheep with fangs!
I originally sold this to Leadership Journal.