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 […]
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 […]
These are the final days for 6 Questions for The United Methodist Church. If you have not already, add your voice and vote at http://bit.ly/6qumc.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]