Pastor Clark Frailey

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  • youth_blog

    Why We Didn’t Hire a Youth Director

    When I first thought about that title I wanted to say, “We don’t wear parachute pants. We don’t use cassette tapes either. It’s not the 1980s.” But then I thought better and wrote the following: A few years ago I wrote an article that got right to the point: “Did […]

  • invlblog

    Surprised by Generosity

      “Are people lost unless saved, or saved unless lost?” -Dr. Edward Fudge Let me begin by saying I am not a professor, professional thinker, or writer. I’m a local church pastor. It’s pretty much all I’ve ever wanted to be and do with my life since I originally felt […]

  • critics

    How to Control Critics

    “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and […]

  • keep outsiders out

    How to keep outsiders out

    “We should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God.” -Acts 15:19 NIV As I prepared to teach on Acts 15, this verse kept floating back to the top of my mind. So I thought about it. Re-read it. Meditated on it. Prayed about it. And […]

  • Good Dad Bad Dad

    Good Dad, Bad Dad: Why I believe God is not angry with you

    Recently I taught that God is not angry with us – his children. That God is not some kind of monster wanting to satisfy his anger against His creation. I taught the John 8 text where the account of a woman about to be punished to death by being pummeled […]