How Did We Make It So Boring? By Ray Wheeler, DMin. The problem was that the change project we designed as a pathway to release ministry in the congregation threatened to turn into a train wreck. My pastor and I had spent hours sitting in church chairs in the sanctuary reflecting on the health of [...]
Monthly Archives: September 2011
I received the sample chair today from your company. If I could use one word to describe your product that word would be WOW! WOW!WOW! Sorry, I used three words. The chair that you sent is actually what our congregation is looking for. This product is by far the best on the market. Our Pastor, [...]
Thank you so much for the extra effort that you and your team made to assure that we received our chairs on time. They arrived a day early and are very nice! Please treat your crew (and Holly) to a cup of coffee on us! Thank you. – Rev. Mark E. Walker, Willow Grove B.C.
When Church Growth Crosses Cultural Boundaries Ray Wheeler, DMin. When Philip called and asked me to address his congregation about the challenges of mission I was intrigued. Philip (not his real name) grew up on the mission field. He led a congregation in an area of Western Washington that was growing in cultural diversity and [...]
“Im sending this message to let you know how much we appreciated doing business with Bertolini Chairs. Regardless of which department I had to deal with, everyone was nice, prompt and very professional. My Congregation is really enjoying the beauty and comfort of the chairs. Again thanks for the great service that you provided, may [...]
“We can’t wait for our new chairs to arrive. Special thanks to Holly Houser for all the help throughout the purchasing/decision making process. I would recommend them to anyone looking to have great, comfortable chairs that are going to last for a long time.”- Jeff Herring, via Facebook.
An Agitating Question – Investigating Hope Are the people in your church chairs happy? When the question first popped into my head I was startled by it. It is not what is typically asked about church members. It seems almost nihilistic. But, happiness in this context does not mean a pursuit of pleasure. Maximizing pleasure [...]