I recently just finished Bearing Fruit: Ministry with Real Results by Lovett H. Weems, Jr. and Tom Berlin. Along with other members of the senior staff, I read this in preparation for our semi-annual retreat today. I have been considering what it fruitful and effective ministry is like, especially in response to Kevin Watson’s post, […]
Over the past month, I have had the opportunity to travel to Dallas twice. One of these trips was to share the story of Resurrection Online and what we have learned to a clergy development group of executive pastors from across Texas. It was a great blessing to be with them and share ideas about […]
One of the things which I relearned on vacation a couple weeks ago is how important it is for me to spend time reading. It is good for my soul. Here is what I have on my summer reading list: Bible Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies by Charlene Li and Josh […]
Why I’m Glad Some at Granger Don’t Believe in the Bible – A passionate post from Tim Stevens about evangelism, discipleship, the crowd and the church. Wesley Covenant Prayer, remixed – a relevant and faithful prayer from Allen Ewing-Merrill. Do you have a daily rule? Check out Tony Steward’s – 20 Rules – what are […]
Whatever Happened to Wesley’s Explanatory Notes? Great question from Kevin Watson. How would you define what’s necessary for a group to become a church? Another great question, this time from Tony Steward. Ben Simpson compiles some well written thoughts on the times in which we live at Thoughts… Assessing our Time… My Path to Me […]
Thsrs – The Shorter Thesaurus looks fascinating. I’ve added it to the search bar in Firefox. Kevin Watson has an outstanding post and excellent comments at The Ideal First Appointment. Excellent post and quality discussion at On Heresy by Ben Simpson. Tim Stevens raises questions about Another Boycott by Christians.