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Yes, you can go there!

Posted by on Oct 22, 2016 in Children's Message, Invitation/Hospitality, Slideshow | 0 comments

Yes, you can go there!

As a child, our church’s sanctuary was not a place of mystery or wonder for me, but a place of prohibition.  DON’T touch the organ!  DON’T go behind the pulpit.  DON’T ever touch the altar.  As it turned out, the unapproachable sanctuary translated for me into a feeling that our pastor, and God, were unapproachable too.  To be fair, that was not the intention of my church or its leaders and I know they would be horrified to hear that.  Fostering a sense of the holy, creating a sanctuary space, and keeping the sanctuary...

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