Posts by Brent Clark (Page 2)

Posts by Brent Clark (Page 2)

Easter for Everyone

Today marks the beginning of the Lenten season. In just over forty days, we will gather to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Growing up as a Baptist in the South, we didn’t mark these seasons of the church year. Sure, we celebrated Easter. But I didn’t know what Lent was until moving to the Midwest. Most of the time, Lent is marked by self-denial. It is common to hear people speak of what they decided to give up for…
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What is God Like?

Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep15 – A big ask, what God is like, and war…what is it good for.
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Church Leaders

It’s the time of year again where we begin to think about the leadership of the church and specifically those who should be asked to help us continue to lead the church forward. The current structure of our church leadership calls those who serve as deacons to do so for a term of three years. This year, Donnie Moran and Don Peck will be rotating off the Leadership Council. They have been a great source of wisdom and help in…
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Canned Tuna

Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep 14 – Brent and Ryan discuss canned tuna, manipulating jealousy, and changing your mind.
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Are You Ready for Easter?

Even though there is still a lot of snow on the ground and at times it seems like winter will never end, the staff and leadership team have been looking forward and making plans for springtime and Easter. Did you know that: $2.6 billion will be spent on Easter candy, 1.5 billion marshmallow Peeps will be consumed (this is one of my favorites), 81% of parents will steal candy from their kids’ stash, More Americans search for “church” around Easter…
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Circumcision Part 2

Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep12 – Circumcision part 2, following the rules, and who do you think you are.
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Getting to Know You

Last week, I wrote that the Leadership Council of the church has been looking into a new association for our church, one that is consistent with who we are as a church, consistent with our theology, and more importantly, close enough to us to provide needed support and connection for the church and our staff. To see last week’s article, click here. After examining several options, the Leadership Council proposes that Ashworth become a part of Converge, a movement of…