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Disney’s Approach to Employee Engagement

I am spending my day in Wichita at a professional development experience – Disney’s Approach to Employee Engagement. It provided by the Disney Institute and hosted by the Wichita Independent Business Association. The concepts planned for the day, include: Fostering a Workplace Culture Selecting the Right-Fit Talent Training the Culture Communicating to Inform & Inspire […]

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Highly Functioning Teams

A couple weeks ago, I traveled to Houston for continuing education focused on highly functioning teams. It was part of the Advancing Pastoral Leadership program that I have been part of for several years. We had the opportunity to hear from leaders from Chick-fil-A, NASA, and Chapelwood UMC. It was an excellent learning opportunity and […]

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The Leadership Summit 2009

We received information about Church of the Resurrection being a host site for The Leadership Summit 2009¬†on August 6 and 7. This is a live video presentation from Willow Creek that provides excellent leadership teaching. I had not heard of this opportunity before being appointed here and have really enjoyed it each year. There is […]

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Clinical Pastoral Education – Over Half Way

This week I moved over the half way point in my unit of Clinical Pastoral Education. It has been an excellent learning opportunity throughout and I am looking forward to the ways that I will continue to learn about myself, others and interpersonal interactions. Graduation is April 27. 95 days to go.

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The Methodist Movement: Revival not Survival

Today through Thursday I am at the 2009 Kansas Area Seminar for Professional Ministry this year with the theme – The Methodist Movement: Revival not Survival. You can download a PDF with more information about the event here. I am grateful for the opportunity to take time a way for renewal and learning. I will […]

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Clinical Pastoral Education

I am currently taking Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at Saint Luke’s Hospital. I have received a lot of questions about it and wanted to take the opportunity to respond here. What is CPE? I would first commend a great wikipedia entry on clinical pastoral education to get an idea of the overall program design. Here […]

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Live Notes from Probationers’ Seminar

I am at a continuing education retreat this morning and having a good time thus far. You can read more about it here – Integrating the Variegated Life of Theology and Ministry I am taking notes and you can check them out here – http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=d3ggnsj_185hfss5ff2 They will be udpated throughout the conference.

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Leadership and Contemporary Worship Institute 2008

What are you doing in the first part of October? I want to personally invite you to Leadership Institute and Contemporary Worship Institute here at The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection. Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourners will be the keynote speaker for Leadership Institute. Leadership Institute Contemporary Worship Institute I am looking forward to […]