Earlier this week, I met with the Resurrection West Missions team. This is a fantastic group of people in the congregation who are committed to transforming communities. This team is responsible for one of the strategic objectives that we have as a congregation at West for this year. Here it is: “In order to be […]
A local church with a mission (Why do we exist?) and a vision (Where are we going?) is more likely to be a vital congregation. The clarity of purpose and direction helps shape the life of the congregation in both subtle and significant ways. With the lack of a clear statement that people can remember […]
This week, I put together some roles for serving with Resurrection Online. I am excited about the potential here. Find out more at Resurrection Online Mission + Service. Here is the text from the site: Resurrection Online is looking for people to be part of building a Christian community online where non religious and nominally […]
There are clear indicators of effective clergy that would ensure that she or he would receive an appointment regardless of whether her or his appointment is guaranteed in the United Methodist Church. There are also churches that are more and less healthy. In April, the Connectional Table of the United Methodist Church suggested that there […]
I had a great time with some amazing youth last week. 48 students and 12 adults traveled from Resurrection to Lake Charles, Louisiana on Wednesday, July 8 and arrived back in town on Tuesday, July 14. I had the privilege of building relationships with both students and adult leaders. Out of the many things that […]
Tomorrow morning I am headed out with a team of students from Resurrection on a mission trip to the Gulf Coast. We will be back next week. It is my first mission trip since being appointed to Resurrection. I am excited and anticipating God’s work within and without. I invite your prayers for the team […]
I am headed to the Gulf Coast on a Mission Trip with RezLife (student ministries at Resurrection) July 8 to 14. Here is some information from the website: Over the last several years the Gulf Coast has been hit with many strong hurricanes. Many communities were and still are devastated. These communities are cleaning up […]
I wouldn’t mind taking this class… Thanks for your work, deviantmonk!