I first attended Abilene Christian University Lectureship when I was a freshman Bible major in February 1986. This was back in the days when they still put up the big tent on the other side of Edwards Dormitory, my home for two years. The tent was a place for seeing the booths of…Read More
Dr. Shawn D. Johnson is the preacher at the Cisco Church of Christ, the director of Lake Cisco Christian Camp, and the radio play-by-play announcer for Cisco Loboes football games. He is the facilitator for the Small Church Pathway for ACU Summit 2018. He and his wife Robyn have three children: Alyssa, Zack (recently married to Kali), and Heather.
It looked like water in the communion cup. Before raising this clear liquid to my mouth, I looked around at the others who either had just taken it or were about to partake. We silently wondered what Bible passages we were violating, but also recalled that the person who usually prepared the Lord’s…Read More
I grew up in small churches. I’m happy in small churches. I am at home in a small church. But I guess I ought to define what I mean by “small” first. Most congregations I have ministered with or attended at any point in my life were populated with around 100 people (give…Read More