Scruffy Church Hospitality?

Scruffy Church Hospitality?

Ellen Painter Dollar wrote an essay on “scruffy hospitality.” The story of Abraham and Sarah’s hospitality toward three strangers  in the desert is often cited as a reminder to us that the virtue of hospitality doesn’t have to depend on our...
Pulpits Past and Future

Pulpits Past and Future

Who first preached from a pulpit, and where did they get the idea? In the Old Testament, we can read that Solomon preached from “a brazen scaffold” in 2 Chronicles 6:13 and that Esdras stood on a wooden step to preach in Nehemiah 8:4. Jesus never seems to...
Churches We’ve Served

Churches We’ve Served

  We usually show you the insides of churches where we’ve installed beautiful new pews. That’s where the pews are, after all!   But it’s a pleasure to see the varied church buildings, too. Here are just a few of the fine churches...
Friendship in the Pews

Friendship in the Pews

Looking out over a sanctuary full of pews on a Sunday morning can bring up a lot of emotions. For the first time visitor to a church, it may be a matter of choosing a seat where the visitors think they’ll be comfortable — perhaps it will be roughly the...
Working on Pews

Working on Pews

Sometimes people wonder why we still build all our church furniture by hand at Born Again Pews. We know many people are surprised when the owner of the company comes out to deliver and install new church pews all around the country. Here’s our...