Month: November 2014

This Week’s Links

Tuesday on the blog means that I get to share some of what I have found interesting and thought provoking from the past week with all of you. To help do that, I have put the different articles and pieces I have seen into different categories. This week’s topic categories: Church and Ministry Thought &

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The Unexpected and Mysterious of an Annual Meeting

Yesterday the congregation where I am currently serving as interim on staff held it’s annual meeting. I was expecting a relatively quick meeting as long as we didn’t get bogged down too much with constitution wording changes and the annual presentation of the budget. I also figured people in attendance would be motivated to think

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Friday Thanksgivings

Today I’m continuing my weekly practice during November of sharing some of what I am grateful and thankful for from the past week, as a way of celebrating Thanksgiving all month. This week, I’m thankful for so much: 1) I’m thankful for amazing conversation partners on Facebook. Earlier this week I shared an article that

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This Week’s Links

Tuesday on the blog means that it is time to share some of what I have found interesting and thought provoking over the past week with all of you. (This week’s edition actually covers the last two weeks, so I hope you enjoy this expanded version.) This week’s topic categories are: Church and Ministry Thought

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This Week’s Links

Tuesday on the blog means that I get to share some of what I have read and found interesting with all of you. In doing so, this week’s topic categories are: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice; Millennials; Neighbor Love; Social Media & Blogging; Stewardship; Vocation; Worship and Miscellaneous.

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The Church, Individuals’ Gifts and a Fear of Being Seen

I had a strange experience over the weekend. After worship yesterday morning an individual came up and wanted to talk for a few minutes. I love talking and meeting with people, and there is nothing unusual about this. What was a bit strange though was the way he talked about what he wanted to mention.

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