Each year, I set aside some of the palm branches which we use on Palm Sunday to celebrate Jesus’ entry into Jerusalsem. Over the months they lose some of their color and they completely dry. Then some days before the beginning of the season of Lent, I burn them. While the ashes are still warm, […]
A Conversation about the Meaning, Symbolism and Responsibility of Baptism One of the great privileges that I have as a United Methodist preacher is offering the sacrament of Christian baptism to individuals and families connected with the local church. I like to meet with the individual or family in advance of the service to hear their […]
As a pastor, I have the great honor of being part of some of the most significant events in the lives of people. One of these is when a couple is joined together in Christian marriage. Premarital appointments with a couple are crucial as they create the opportunity to: Get to know each other Plan a service of Christian […]
No more brain cells on blogging for me this week as I am preparing to preach this weekend at Resurrection on wrath. I hope that you might be able to join us at Resurrection’s Central Campus or at http://live.cor.org http://www.cor.org/worship-sermons/worship-schedule/
I am preparing to preach the Ash Wednesday service tomorrow at Resurrection. I have been working to pull it together and it will get there, but it is not quite there yet. Would you pray for me today? If you are in the Kansas City area, I invite you to worship with us for Ash […]
Tomorrow is the first Sunday in Advent and I invite you to join me in a conspiracy… An Advent Conspiracy… Thanks, Tim.
Google’s Innovative Edge from Dave Ferguson is a summary of principles that would do well in the local church. The Devil Never Takes a Day Off a convicting post on balance from Joseph Memory and storytelling – the importance of community from Ben Simpson. Great thoughts on being prepared from Craig Groeschel at Ministry with […]