You might remember that we started this calendar year with a sermon series entitled “Countercultural for the Common Good.” What does countercultural mean? It means we’re different, and this for a simple reason: Christ has called us to follow him. So we cannot give ourselves to the American dream and its promise of the good long life. On the other hand, but also because of Christ’s call, neither can we be isolationist or indifferent to our neighbors of the Easton Road corridor. Instead, we are decidedly for the common good.
It all started over two and a half years ago, as a group of local pastors from diverse churches met to pray together. A discussion about Penn State Abington began, with all of the pastors voicing a desire to see a new gospel presence and loving witness on that campus. Things moved quickly, and a partner was found in the Coalition for Christian Outreach (CCO), a college ministry based in Pittsburgh and expanding to many campuses in the Philadelphia area. Seven churches committed to support the new work, including New Life Glenside, and Spencer Golomb arrived as CCO Campus Minister to Penn State Abington in the fall of 2015.
This is a follow up to last Sunday’s sermon with some information on the two resources I mentioned concerning the Bible’s historical accuracy.
Mark Moser interviews Greg Raysor the newly hired Church Administrator. Mark Moser (MM): Greg, after years of service in the business world, why work in a church…