I have come to understand that the planning and execution of a pastoral transition can make a significant difference in the fruitfulness of both a pastor and congregation in the months ahead. There are a number of resources that I have used to develop tools which I have used in transition. You can find these […]
One of the most common ministry needs that we saw was the need to complete a roof. Whether for a parsonage or a sanctuary, the congregation was able to put in the labor to make bricks, build the foundation and lay bricks to build the walls for the structure. This was able to be completed […]
Last week I wrote about the Amazon Kindle and the UM Publishing House and the possibilities of offering the Book of Discipline, Resolutions, etc. in an electronic format that would be available via the Kindle. I received an email from a staff member of the UMPH indicating that the Book of Discipline and the Book […]
I think that it is a no brainer for the denomination to offer resources on the Amazon Kindle. Imagine these available electronically and portably: The Book of Discipline The Book of Resolutions The Book of Worship The Pocket Book of Worship I found myself wishing for this last weekend when I was at the bedside […]
Resources at Thoughts of Resurrection
I am in my third year serving as a pastor and have developed some resources that I have found to be useful in ministry and may be useful for you. You can find them on the Resources page. I have increasingly been using Google Documents as a tool for ministry. It keeps all my things […]
Is there useful Bible software?
I currently do not use any Bible software. I have been following the development of Logos Bible Software for Mac and wonder if I might want to purchase it in the future. I also wonder if there is a quality online resource that would serve a similar purpose. I have a sense that Bible software […]