Right now in our churches, 5,200,716 of us are regularly present for worship. Last year that same number was 5,577,088. That's a loss of 6.75%. "Oh," you might be tempted to think, "those are just numbers.
I started to think about what makes me happy. I live where I choose. I have a loving family. I feel valued. I am free to pursue the course of my own life. There is something wrong with these sentences. Do you notice that every sentence started with 'I'?
It is truly amazing what can happen when one party is willing to say "I'm sorry" and the other is willing to respond; "I forgive you."