woman sitting in church pew

History of Church Seating

"I’m pretty sure I read somewhere in Leviticus a warning about the ungodliness of a relaxed posterior and the slippery slope of comfortable worship." Once again, SCH contributor Carol Barnier delights us with her wit and humor pertaining to the history of church seating.
Beautiful Peonies-Fuscia-Full bloom on rambling wood-fence. praying after the high points

Out Of My Mind – Back By Closing Hymn

"I've heard there are people who can focus intently on a 90-minute lecture regarding the historical derivatives of the word hermeneutics while never losing their train of thought. They actually have a train. I have more of a hot air balloon." ~Carol Barnier

Salvation In A Running Shoe

Have you ever met folks who seem to have the same answer for every single problem that might come your way? No matter what you’ve got going on, this one thing, they are certain, could turn your life around.

Tongue, Be Thou Loosed!

My uncontrolled use of the best practiced and most historically accurate of church terminology often puzzled people, or moved them further from the very God I wished them to know.