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Excellence in Ministry #umbom14 – Reflections and Next Steps

This week I was part of the BOM Mid Quad Training Event in Denver. After some reflection, I want to share some possible next steps for me and for our Board of Ordained Ministry. Here goes… Next Steps for the Board of Ordained Ministry Have God’s eyes for big possibilities Consider process changes to encourage and identify […]


Excellence in Ministry #umbom14 – Reflections from Day 3

Yesterday was Day 3 of the BOM Mid Quad Training Event in Denver.  In the morning we heard from two different panels  with Val Hastings, Founder and President of Coaching4Clergy as Moderator. Panel 1: Developing Effective Leaders Fred Allen, National Director, Strengthening the Black Church for the 21st Century Ted Campbell,  Associate Professor of Church History, Perkins […]


Excellence in Ministry #umbom14 – Reflections from Day 1

This week I am Denver for the BOM Mid Quad Training Event. The event is designed around the theme of Excellence in Ministry and is designed to help annual conferences make progress on the systems contribute to recruiting, supporting, nurturing, and holding clergy accountable. I am here in my role as Treasurer and member of the Call team […]


2010 #kswumc – Clergy Session

Tonight is the clergy session of the Kansas West Annual Conference. This is where I hope to be elected as a full member of the Annual Conference and approved for Elder’s ordination. I decided to look up officially the process for which I will be ordained and want to share a few of the applicable […]


What I Learned from the Board of Ordained Ministry

Several weeks ago, I interviewed with the Board of Ordained Ministry in Kansas West and was continued as a provisional member of the conference. This is good news. It means that next year I will be eligible to be fully ordained and have all the rights and responsibilities of a clergy person within the United […]


Adventures in Ministry – January 30, 2009

This month it has been an adventure to go to conferences, retreats and workshops. Throughout the month I attended: Kansas Area Professional Seminar for Ministry Kansas Area Self-Care Workshop Congregational Care Team Retreat Kansas West Board of Ordained Ministry Provisional Members Retreat Kansas East Residency Retreat All of these events have been good, but it […]


Sacraments

This is part of a series of posts on my understanding of faith, ministry and the church. I would enjoy feedback and your response to my answers to these questions. Question – Explain the role and significance of the sacraments in the ministry to which you have been called. Response – My response begins: The […]