We had small group last night led by the every capable Ryan. She is the only mom I know who has taken boxing lessons, loves the Bible and pleasantly facilitates a great Bible study. She did so last night, without boxing. It was about the last chapter in Henri Nouwen’s “In the Name of Jesus.” I was struck by “What… Read more →
I am more and more impressed that leadership should be social, inspirational, collaborative, open and transparent. That comes with a lot of challenges. It is still a shift for me but I am enjoying the ride. Here is a presentation from SXSW that found its way to me via an email. I pass it on to you. Enjoy. SXSW –… Read more →
Have you ever been in the story competition at a party? Here is a great comic talking about the me monster. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QvSoRQrVJg&hl=en&fs=1&color1=0x2b405b&color2=0x6b8ab6].
Recently our car was driving a little funny, so Paul took it in to see if it needed an alignment. The problem was actually the tires, not the alignment, although the symptoms were similar. A car that’s out of alignment will pull to the side, or shake as you gain speed. As I think about the Christian organization, it seems… Read more →
If you missed it Sept. 09, 2009 was host to an event called the nines. Many Christian leaders spoke for nine minutes on that day to all who would listen free on the internet. Everyone from Rick Warren to Neil Cole, Francis Chan and many others. This is one of the best videos from “The Nines” by Skye Jethani managing… Read more →
I just was twittering back and forth with a fellow who quoted a fellow who said, “The Church has been over mothered and under fathered.” Well, I did not know what that meant so I asked. He replied, “He was talking about the sometimes lack of masculine influence in worship.” Well, I did not understand that so I asked what… Read more →
I was just on twitter looking at the posts from the missional church planting folks I follow and Brad Lomenick had this tweet: “Some thoughts on Philippians 2 and application to teamwork. http://tinyurl.com/cpfbr3” so I clicked on the link and found his list. I wish that all of the teams I work on would be like this….I wish I could… Read more →