Tag: stewardship

This Week’s Links

Each week on the blog I get to share some of what I have seen, read, and found interesting and thought provoking over the past week. To help make sense of all of these links, I have grouped them by the following categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice; Millennials;

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Bring- Day 18 of Advent

During Advent this year, I am reflecting daily using this Advent Photo Devotional. The word designated for today, December 16th is #Bring. The church I serve also has a preschool attached to it, and weekly hosts a short chapel service for the preschool’s different classes. This week’s focus is on the people who visit Jesus

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Gates & Open- Days 16 & 17 of Advent

During Advent this year, I am reflecting daily using this Advent Photo Devotional. The word designated for yesterday, December 14th was #Gates, and the word for today, December 15th is #Open. Have you ever reached a gate or doorway, and stopped to wonder and think if you really wanted to pass through it? Did you

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This Week’s Links

Each week on the blog I get to share some of what I have seen, read, and found interesting and thought provoking over the past week. To help make sense of all of these links, I have grouped them by the following categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice; Millennials;

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Light- Day 15 of Advent

During Advent this year, I am reflecting daily using this Advent Photo Devotional. The word designated for today, December 13th is #Light.  When I think of light, there is one passage that I go to before any other. It is the gospel passage appointed for Christmas Day every year, found in the beginning to the

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This Week’s Links

Each week on the blog I get to share some of what I have seen, read, and found interesting and thought provoking over the past week. To help make sense of all of these links, I have grouped them by the following categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice; Millennials;

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Story- Day 5 of Advent

During Advent this year, I will be reflecting daily using this Advent Photo Devotional. The word designated for December 3rd was #Story.  Last night it hit me, my wife and I have a lot of stories already. It struck me as we unpacked box after box of Christmas ornaments how each one has some connection

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Glory- Day 4 of Advent

During Advent this year, I will be reflecting daily using this Advent Photo Devotional. The word designated for today is #Glory.  When I think of “Glory” and Advent and Christmas, I usually think of the angels and their witness, such as the refrain “Gloria inexcelsis deo.” However, that’s not what I have on my mind

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This Week’s Links

Each week on the blog I get to share some of what I have seen, read, and found interesting and thought provoking over the past week. To help make sense of all of these links, I have grouped them by the following categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice; Millennials;

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Royal- Day 2 of Advent

During Advent this year, I will be reflecting daily using this Advent Photo Devotional. The word designated for today is #Royal.  One of my favorite Advent hymns is “Prepare the Royal Highway,” by Frans Mikael Franzen. The text is so beautiful and does a beautiful joy with its Swedish folk tune melody to capture the

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