My lament:   Waiting. No one likes waiting. Maybe least of all me. I’ve waited for my entire life to see your Church reflect your heart to see men and women lead your people. Equally. With skillful hands and integrity of heart .  I’ve waited for your Church to wake up and get it
  Do you cringe when you hear the word, “networking”? Do you picture a sleazy sale’s person? If so, it’s time to change your mindset.   As I clicked “Send,” I said a quick prayer and waited for their response. I need this meeting. I need this client. I need this opportunity. I REALLY need
  “WOW” The keyword encircled the room – beckoning us to take heed to this catchy saying. We were asked to whisper it to our neighbor, bellow it across the room and hide it within our soul. The room was held captive by this pastor’s riveting personality, but the message was lost within a sea of fluff.
    What is the church? Are we engaging with people or debating the issues? Are we looking at men and women and seeking to show them the love and grace of God? Blake Bennett has created an environment that is life-giving and life-altering – a place where black and white, man and woman, Hindu, Christian and