Normal is a myth

To the End…

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October 16, 2017 • Uncategorized

“I would’ve gone with you to the end. Into the very fires of Mordor.” – Aragorn, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (cinematic) Some of the most exciting memories I have had over previous years in ministry are of those times at church gatherings or conferences where each person in attendance seemed to… Read More ›

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A Season of Listening…

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Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. (James 1:19) For the better part of the past 7-8 months, I have recognized the value of silence. This has been a hard lesson, because I love to talk. I love to voice my… Read More ›

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Vision Check

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When I was 18, I discovered I did not have good eyesight.  I had not known that before.  Sure, I strained to see the blackboard if I was in the back of a classroom.  But who didn’t? (or so I assumed).  I got by just fine.  I enjoyed spectacular views.  I appreciated the beauty of… Read More ›

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Breaking the Box

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I have learned to hate the phrase “think outside the box.” It’s a great phrase, though.  In fact, it’s the “go-to” expression of many in church leadership.   I’ve heard it uttered at church conferences.  I’ve heard it uttered in creative team meetings.  It’s a real catchphrase among those trying to plant churches.  I’ve probably… Read More ›

Uncategorized »

To the End…

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“I would’ve gone with you to the end. Into the very fires of Mordor.” – Aragorn, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (cinematic) Some of the most exciting memories I have had over previous years in ministry are of those times at church gatherings or conferences where each person in attendance seemed to… Read More ›