I took part in a continuing education that was led by Brian Zehr . It was a great 8 month journey as we looked at ways we can multiply and create solid leaders in the local church. While at our last meeting we got into a discussion about multi-site congre...
2 Corinthians 5:14-21 Looking at Sin in the Mirror 06-28-15 My heart broke, my soul cried, my mouth fell open when I
heard that 9 people were shot, in a church, during a Bible Study in Charleston,
SC. I was sitting in the living room
when of the house we ...
The work of
adaptive change requires an open heart to respect and appreciate the pains of
change that you are asking people to sustain. - Ronald A. Heifetz and Marty Linsky (“Leading with an Open Heart,” Leader to Leader, Fall 2002, 33.) I have attempted t...
People will change only if they believe that a new insight,
a new idea, or a new form helps them become more of who they are. - Margaret
J. Wheatley (Leadership and the New Science , 2nd edition (San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 1999), 148.) This quote co...
John Oliver, on his show Last Week Tonight, does a wonderful job giving a long commentary on one topic. This past week he chose Televangelists. Below is the result of months of research and correspondence. (warning, harsh language is used in this clip an...
make today’s innovations into tomorrow’s sacred cows. — Jeanie Daniel
Change Monster: The Human Forces That Fuel or Foil Corporate Transformation and
Change (New York: Crown
Business, 2001), 263.* My Pastor Parish Relations Committee and I r...
This is the prayer I will pray at Indian Trail's National Day of Prayer service held at my church, Indian Trail UMC. National Day of Prayer: Let us pray, creator God, you
imbedded into humanity in your image and it is because that divine spark that
We have forgotten James 1:19; "Know this, my dear brothers and sisters: everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to grow angry." (CEB) The stance of the United Methodist Church on homosexuality has been a hot topic for a very long time...o...
Pilgrimage Sermon Series - Entering God's Promised Land - Philippians 2:...
Today we are on the last leg of this Pilgrimage. If you remember six weeks back, on Epiphany, we started this journey towards God's Promised
Adventures In Revland: John 6:51-58 - The Bread of Life Part III - Sermon
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How December 25 Became Christmas - Biblical Archaeology Review
Theological scholar Andrew McGowan examines how December 25 came to be associated with the birthday of Jesus and became Christmas, a holiday
Young Clergy and Farm Teams | Adventures In Revland
Today, Jeremy over at Hacking Christianity, has encouraged people to write about Lovett Weems' book Focus. I'm about half way throug
ABC Buys Spiritual Drama From ‘Lost’ Exec Producer Carlton Cuse And Past...
Deadline Hollywood. Today's News; Best Of; Awards Coverage; Premium; Tip Line; The Game; Advertise; About Us. Deadline. CBS Films' A
Avoid Becoming the Pastor You Swore You'd Never Be - Part V
You are a person. ('Fashion your life in accordance with [the] precepts [of the gospel of Jesus Christ]....) Putting "The Reverand" in front