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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 […]


Global Leadership Summit – Day 2

Today is the final day of the Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit. I am attending at Resurrection Leawood. Yesterday, I enjoyed Jim Collins and was proud of Adam Hamilton‘s talk about When Leaders Fall. Today I am particularly looking forward to Terri Kelly speaking about W.L. Gore & Associates, Blake Mycoskie about TOMS Shoes. I am working on compiling […]


#6qumc – Where is it leading? (4 of 5)

Another question that has been asked of 6 Questions for The United Methodist Church, “Where is it leading?” Ultimately, I pray that this project is leading where God wills. The stated purposes of the project are: Raise important questions for next steps in the life of the denomination. Provide guidance for future face to face […]


Tangible Next Steps for the UMC in Kansas

I am confident and hopeful for the future of the United Methodist Church in Kansas. I have a lot of dreams and visions for what might be possible in the future. I have work to do on bringing them into reality. Here are some tangible next steps that I believe  could be a part of […]


Speedlinking – February 19, 2009

Why you shouldn’t copy us or anyone else applies to churches as well. Apple’s design process might have some good things to teach about worship design. Hilarity at this blog post – BabyNamer.com Good insights at Top Ten Differences – Small town to megachurch Adam Hamilton asks the provocative question, In 44 Years U.S. UMC […]


Open Source Liturgy Project – Day 3

This morning we are finding out more about the expectations for what is to come next. Each person here will be gathering a group to write liturgies in each of the following areas: Holy Communion Baptism Death and Resurrection Christian Marriage Here is a presentation on Understanding the Open Source Cores for the Open Source […]