Why you can't explain what's happening in church right now without capitalism
I’ve written previous newsletters about a couple of ministries we plan to start at Jubilee Baptist (jubileebaptist.church). You can read about Workers…
I recently got a number of new subscribers to my newsletter. Welcome! My name is John Thornton Jr. I’m a pastor at a church in Chapel Hill and also a…
It's the values you don't say
Earlier this morning, Jubilee Baptist Church paid off a credit card debt of one of our members. We did this in worship. We did it as worship. I’m really…
This last week I had two tweets that people seemed to connect with. I didn’t really think of them as related or the fact that they both sprang to mind…
As of last night I didn’t have anything I wanted to write here. A friend of mine with a far more successful newsletter said she didn’t monetize hers was…
In case you missed last week’s newsletter, I’m doing a 3 week series on a few things we plan to do as a church in the fall when we start as Jubilee…
I’m sorry for slacking off on this newsletter. I’ve had a pretty busy few weeks. Earlier today at Jubilee we continued our practice of paying off one…
This morning was the first Sunday where the church I’m a co-pastor took off. We’re taking a break from regular worship to re-plant in the fall as a new…
I’ve been hit or miss with this newsletter lately. Apologies. It turns out starting a church is quite the involving task. Even this one is coming to you…
From burnout to Jubilee