changing lives faith

Fractal Discipleship in the United Methodist Church

I had a conversation several weeks ago with Paul Watson and he talked about a concept which I dug up on reaching the online generation. The concept is Fractal Discipleship. According to Wikipedia, “A fractal is “a rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be split into parts, each of which is (at least approximately) a reduced-size […]

question and response

Can two deeply committed Christians get divorced?

I was asked this question recently and my initial response was “yes.” However, now I am thinking maybe the answer is “no.” I never believe that divorce should be a first choice or seem like an easy option. I think that there are circumstances where divorce makes the most sense and is perhaps the best […]

kansas life

Davidson vs. Kansas – the journey

My wife and I really enjoy watching college basketball. This lead to a dilemma last Sunday night. I was leading the 5:00 PM worship service and she was on duty at the church as well. This meant that we were going to miss the Davidson / KU basketball game. However, we taped it on our […]


(Thinking Blogger Award)

A blog award – who knew they had such things? Thoughts of Resurrection received the Thinking Blogger Award on March 5, 2008. The Thinking Blogger Award started here and I was tagged by Jared White (Thanks, Jared!) So here are my nominees for a Thinking Blogger Award – awaiting only their willingness to receive: Ben […]


Deeply Committed or Seeker Sensitive Worship?

In November of last year, I read this post – Was the early church seeker sensitive? and have been thinking it over in my head ever since. Before you read further – check out the post then come back here to read on. Michael raises an interesting point and one which I have continued to […]