You ought to be committed!


Rev. Burt Schwab

There is an old joke that illustrates the difference between participation and commitment; when one considers a ham and egg breakfast it is easy to understand that while the chicken was an active participant, the pig was committed to the meal.

It is quite easy to participate in a religious activity without being fully committed to anything. There are some that habitually attend church on Christmas and Easter who are as devoted as a few that attend a place of worship every week. To be clear, I am not being critical of religious activity. Every person that contributes to the work of the Church is engaged in an honorable task and it would be very wrong of me to judge the motives of others. The question I ask is are we as a church body committed to the right tasks or more to the business of running a church? In three verses of the book…

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About burtschwab

I currently live in Iowa, USA. I serve as an assisting pastor of a unique small church. My goals are to simply live life as a journey and embrace each day. I am married to a wife with similar passions and that makes me a blessed man.
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