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 […]