Tag: vocation

This Week’s Links

Tuesday on the blog means that I get to share some of what I have seen, read, and found interesting with all of you. To help make sense of these links, I have grouped them by the following categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboraton; Leadership Thought & Practice; Millennials; Neighbor Love; Social

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This Week’s Links

Tuesday on the blog means that I get to share some of what I have found interesting over the past week with all of you. Because of the Independence Day holiday weekend in the United States, the links are a little later than usual today, but better late than never. To help make sense of them,

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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 over the past week with all of you. To help make sense of all these links I have grouped them by the following categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice;

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Reunions, Memories and Social Media

A couple of weekends ago, many of my peers and colleagues from high school gathered together for a reunion. If I lived closer, I would probably have been there with them. It was a little sad to not be there to gather, catch-up and hear about all of the awesome things my friends have been up

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This Week’s Links

Tuesday on the blog means that I get to share some of what I have found interesting and thought provoking over the past week with all of you. To make sense of the 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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This Week’s Links

Tuesday on the blog means that I get to share some of what I have found interesting and thought provoking over the past week with you. To 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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Rivers, Mountains, Churches and Change on the Horizon

For about the past five years, my wife Allison and I have called the Twin Cities “home.” Our first home together as a married couple was our seminary apartment. Our second, has been our post-seminary apartment. A funny thing happened in the past year though, our post-seminary apartment became Allison’s in-seminary apartment. While I had

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This Week’s Links

Tuesday on the blog means that I get to share some of what I have found thought provoking and worth a read over the past week with all of you. To help make sense of all these links, I have grouped them into the following categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership

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Openness to Imagination and the Church

I recently re-read the first social statement of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), “The Church In Society: A Lutheran Perspective,” adopted at the Churchwide Assembly in 1991. This statement laid the groundwork for the importance of such social statements and all the statements that have since been written. They have helped ground the

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Positive Things- Day 1: “An Invitation to Gratitude”

Maybe you have seen it, floating around your different social media channels. There seems to be a trend to share three positive things daily you have experienced, for a five day period. Some have viewed this as a challenge. I see this more as an invitation to gratitude. So with that in mind, I invite you

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