At our Annual Conference today, I was appointed to the Conference Office as the Director of Congregational Vitality. The most common question I get when I tell people this is, “What will you be doing?” That is a very long and complicated answer. I will try to boil it down for now, and will be writing more about this in the months ahead…
On Monday, I was honored to be a sponsoring elder for my friend, Lance, at his ordination service. The ordination service is one of the most moving services in all of Christendom, and I was honored to be a part of it. Congratulations, Lance, and may God bless your continued ministry.
Preaching Excellence Course Now Enrolling
The Academy for Congregational Excellence will be sponsoring the Preaching Excellence Course again beginning in August and ending in May of 2015. (more…)
I love my Android smart phone and tablet, but in order to get them to really help my productivity, I had to find the right apps. There are a handful of apps for pastors that have completely changed the way I operate on a daily basis, and I thought I would share them you:
In an almost random internet search, I happened across this powerful Jewish tale that helps us to understand the Bible’s instructions for dealing with strangers in our midst: