LACK OF SURVIVAL IS A REAL FEAR FOR THOSE UNWILLING TO TRUST FAITH OVER FEAR!
We had ten proposed actions for the Board of Directors and the district president to execute, voted on and passed at the Northern Illinois District (NID) Convention. For some of those overtures, where simple bylaws changes, there was not much to see. One created a way to bolster a district ministry, which supports pro-life options. The rest of the proposals were all about maintaining the institution.
I didn’t pay enough attention when I was a parish pastor to my district and the critical decisions we voted on at the convention. Shame on me for that past failure and I apologize to all the missional leaders I let down by my lack of attention. What I saw at our convention was a church suffering from symptoms of anxiety. What anxiety does in your life is leads you to search for certainty. You want to do everything possible to control the…
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