The Web page is the first impression that many people have of the Bellevue Church in Springfield, Missouri. Reading the introduction of the ministers made me laugh and want to meet them. Here are excerpts:
unCOMMON pastor, Hunter Sherman. Who knows how old? He won't say. He is a professor at Baptist Bible College, a husband to the world-famous Louisa Sherman, and a father of two. They are old enough to be married, but they just love him too much to do it.
unCOMMON worship pastor, Rob Willis. He is too young and I won't tell you how old. He is currently a top manager with Atlas Security in Springfield, and will give you lots of free window decals if you ask. He is the father of two youngins' and a husband to his wife. That does make sense, doesn't it? Her name is Krista Willis. You may have seen her shopping.
unCOMMON youth pastor . . . the Milfman! a.k.a. Kevin Maloney. He is currently working his way thru BBC and making a killing as an MCI WorldCom sales machine.
A church can say a lot to the community in their vision statement. This church wants inquirers to know, "Our vision in short . . . to love you and live with you—churched or unchurched?