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Writing a Prayer of Confession

It is not often that I confess in writing. Most often, I confess verbally. There is something different about putting your sins down on paper. Seeing the words on the page makes them more tangible and seem more ugly. The sheet of paper is filled up with things of which I am not proud in […]

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Theology, Vocation and The Practice of Ministry – A Work in Progress

I am currently working on preparing my ordination papers to be considered for ordination and full membership in the Kansas West Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.¬†I have made one of the primary documents, Theology, Vocation and The Practice of Ministry,¬†available at http://ow.ly/NqmE so that you might know more about my understanding of theology, […]

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Speedlinking – March 6, 2009

Google Wants Your Sermons – Will you share? I agree with the assessment at Why I love John Wesley It is a good reminder, Don’t Blame the Technology Excellent thoughts about Reaching the Next Generation If there are any left by now, Free Copies of Blueprint for Discipleship. I signed up for these – State […]

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Speedlinking – April 16, 2008

How could you simplify the information that you collect from the congregation? Michael has a fascinating proposal – E-mail and Phone Only. Provocative proposals from young adults to General Conference… Read more from Mark Conard at The Legislative Process–Conferences Committee Beyond Solitary Pastoring from Mark Conard. Seth Godin gives advice to help you Write like […]