A number of years ago, a rather influential church growth leader was invited to speak in our church. He was doing a leadership conference on a Friday, and Saturday night. He, and his wife stayed in our home, and we treated them with the respect, which we feel such “ministry dignitaries” deserve.
When successful and experienced people come to our church to speak or to visit, Bev (my wife) loves to ask them about our services. She asks those questions which cut to the soul: “What could we do better?” “What’s wrong with our church, t