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What We Believe Matters

Today, there is a movement that would put all beliefs into one pot and the product would be a wonderful new thing! The result would be a religion that is no religion at all. 309 more words


Laundry Day -- Fresh Strength

Note: Having torn a bicep tendon, I have been out of commission this week. Thank you for those who have helped to post this note while I am “a wing down.” What follows is a word I wrote in 2008 while catching up on laundry (mounds and mounds of laundry) after a family vacation. 434 more words

Boone Hill United Methodist Church

Denton Mystery Worship Two: The Subtle Seduction #UMC

A very lovely woman greeted me and my friend after the 9 am worship service at Denton Bible Church, located on University Drive east of TWU. 1,529 more words


Chapter 20: Oh where oh where did the worship team go

My new pastor asked me ( 21, college, commuter, piano, alto ) to find a worship band for the new Sunday night contemporary services. Sounded like a great idea, but being miles away from home during the week with school and work is making the search rather difficult. 104 more words


Church Development and Theory U: How Past Self and Future Self Meet

Without seeming to notice the small fires still burning around the property, went up to my father, took his hand, and said “Kopf hoch, mein Junge, blick nach vorn!” “Keep your head up, my boy, look forward!” Then he turned, walked directly back to the waiting car, and left.

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Finding your worth in others

After church tonight I’m meeting with the church committee that some churches or pastors might consider, “The Complaint Department”.  In the UMC, we call it the PPRC and it’s the committee each church has that relays complaints/concerns of the congregation to the pastor.  332 more words