That might just be God tapping you on the shoulder. 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
So…the thing about drunkenness is that its abundance, right? Its too much… 15 Be careful then how you live, not as unwise people but as wise, 16making the most of the time, because the days are evil. 17So do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. 18Do not get drunk with … Continue reading
Yes, Easter tends to be more crazy than Christmas 1st of all pastors tend to run double whatever number of services they run Christmastime during Holy Week: I’m at the bare minimum of 3 (4 if you count Palm Sunday) Plus, usually, my kids are off that same week, so I get to gesticulate around … Continue reading
Nextchurch2015 We are listening to the immeasurable Diana Butler Bass who is greatly illustrating her theories on church and culture, when the news breaks on twitter a little before 7:30 (she started at 7). Its a amazing, its wonderful. I text the news to my parents. I can’t believe it. Twitter is going crazy. The … Continue reading
“Trust the Process” Credo is a great program started by Episcopalians and picked up by the Presbyterians to help with clergy health and welfare (emotional, spiritual, physical, mental, financial). Its a process to work, worship and create so that a rule of life can be developed. This year the Presbyterians are running the first ever … Continue reading
Communication is difficult. I once heard some professor say (don’t ask me who I don’t remember, it might have been Prof. Kay) that communication is a gift. Humans have a lot of trouble understanding each other. It takes the direct intervention of the Holy Spirit in order for REAL communication to take place. Why? Because … Continue reading
Sermon “Is the Holy Spirit Spiral Shaped” is shaping up to be a Spiritual Success (Gotta love alliteration 😉
Genesis 1:1 – 2:4 Once Upon a Time: there was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2He was in the beginning with God. 3All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. (John 1:1-3) Before creation, there was chaotic nothingness, an empty … Continue reading
1. Recommend Reading Material. We all know that Christian literature can run the gambit from great to sappy. The question is, what are Christians reading that they find relevant? (I personally think Fantasy should be included ALL the TIME) Discuss. 2. Start rating Apps, recommending websites, etc. 7% of Christianity is under the age of … Continue reading
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