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renewing the church

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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Speedlinking – September 18, 2008

Questions that Guys Should Ask Guys – great tips for discipleship from Tony Steward Do you want to be able to do one hundred push ups? I might give this a try… An Open Source Manifesto from Mark Batterson. Quality thoughts on Phone Etiquette from Nikki Alexander. Jeff Clinger shares of Celebrating Life in two […]

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life

It’s a New Day

It is a brand new day here at Resurrection. Day 1 of Year 3 for me under appointment in The United Methodist Church. Welcoming Jeff for his first day here, settled in to the new office space. Life is good.

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changing lives life

My Beautiful Idol – Review

My Beautiful Idol by Pete Gall is an autobiographical journey through five years of transition in the life of the author. Gall originally self-published this work and it is his first published book. My Beautiful Idol is a story of seeking, recognizing and following God. Gall records his journey of faith and life chasing God’s […]

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blog

Twitter

After a conversation with my friend Ben, I decided to give Twitter a try. You can follow me on Twitter here. The big draw for me right now is the instant status update on Facebook – something that I like to do in that network and appreciate the dual posting capability. What do you think […]

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changing lives faith

Guest Blog – A 3-Year Plan

This is a guest post from Kyle Holt of The New Parables and The Bible in Rhyme. From his blog: Each person is called to use the talents God gave us; to be a voice of one calling out in the desert, “Prepare the way for the Lord. Make straight paths for Him.” I turned […]

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changing lives leadership renewing the church transforming the community

Christianity for the Rest of Us – Review

Christianity for the Rest of Us by Diana Butler Bass was published in 2006 by Harper San Francisco. Bass is a well known author, speaker and thinker among mainline protestants. Christianity for the Rest of Us is a result of a three year study that was “designed as an in-depth ethnographic investigation of vital, healthy, […]

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worship

Seven Simple Truths about Life

I am excited about the upcoming sermon series at Resurrection – Seven Simple Truths about Life. This promo video got the best response from the congregation of any promo video that I have seen here. What do you think?

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changing lives life

It is Hard to Care

I had a conversation with a staff member in the hallway this afternoon that was too good not to share. I had been thinking about a conversation that I had just had on the phone and he could tell that I was a bit troubled. He stopped and asked how I was doing. I said […]