This is my third post in our Farmer’s Market Series
Why Farmer’s Market?
How Farmer’s Market?
Five years into running a farmer’s market we have the following results. Continue reading
When we started our Farmers Market we knew two things. We have a parking lot We wanted to be there to help and “man” a table See the post on Why the church decided our ministry would be a farmers market We had to figure out logistics: Time, Duration, Placement of Vendors, Parking, Cost, etc. … Continue reading
We are blessed to open our 5th Farmer’s Market season this summer. A Farmer’s Market that we put out for our community. A Farmers Market that the church’s volunteers run from May to October. So why a Farmer’s Market? Where is the discipleship in this? and how exactly is this a ministry? New Covenant Presbyterian … Continue reading
This is basically a status update on my Church’s Won’t You Be Our Neighbor Program: Its official, My church is in transition from Family Size to Pastoral Size In short we are going from teensy-weensy to tiny sized congregation and our farmer’s market has 100 people more a week averaging at about 350 ppl a … Continue reading
Sadly I recently looked thru my posts and found that my original farmer’s market post has disappeared (oh no!) So I will have to rewrite it with a broader perspective. The church was called to local mission: most of the 40-odd faithful adults had volunteered regularly at homeless centers, hospitals and to knit/sew for the … Continue reading
If you have any question about what kind of person Jesus is, remember this, his ministry began and ended with food! It started with the wedding at Cana and Ended with the Last Supper John 2 New International Version 2 On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, … Continue reading
“I don’t think that’s going to work” This remark was not made as a criticism, but as a statement of what this person saw as the facts of the situation. “I don’t think people are going to let go” “Well, that is what we are going to have to learn” I responded Ultimately we discussed … Continue reading
One day Jesus told a parable (Luke 13:1-9)…there was a fig tree and the master came out to inspect it. “This tree has been here 3 years and never produced fruit, cut it down” “Tell you what, I’ll dig out a new home for the tree and give it fresh fertilizer (and water), why don’t … Continue reading
Faith is a journey, and sometimes that journey isn’t an easy one. But as we learn more and more about Jesus, here is what we learned 1. Jesus did ministry on the move. You notice that Jesus is almost always making his way between cities? Sure Israel is the size of the New Jersey but … Continue reading
If you are a hard case theologian you know about the deep debate between emergent Christians (McLaren, Rob Bell, Brian Berghoef, etc) and the more (what is a non-insulting term for traditional, because I totally do not want to discredit these scholars) academic Christians such as James K. A. Smith If your not, then this … Continue reading
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