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22 Time-Tested Ways to Love Your Pastor

At last count, My 22 Best Practices in 22 Years of Pastoral Ministry has been shared 412 times on Facebook alone, which is a record for my modest little blog. 1,335 more words

Prayer

My 22 best practices in 22 years of pastoral ministry

When I first accepted my congregation’s call to pastoral ministry, a friend from another church said, “I don’t know whether to say congratulations or condolences.” 1,160 more words

Scripture

A beautiful Easter morning....

Yesterday, was a beautiful experience of Easter morning at our hospital campus….

The Local Mennonite Church had organised the Easter morning service at  the graveyard like every year. 304 more words

Life Experience

Trophic Cascade and How Change Happens

In the 1920s, wolves were eradicated from Yellowstone National Park, and seventy years later in the mid 1990s when they were reintroduced, the wolves set off a chain reaction that transformed the park in amazing ways… 310 more words

Church And Ministry

10 Things I Would Rather Discuss at Convention that GLBTQ Inclusion

I’m tired of squinting at articles trying to make sense of the church’s movement/not movement on LGBTQ conversations. I’m tired of blogging about it. So here’s ten conversations I’d rather be having at the Kansas City Convention. 425 more words

Mennonite Church USA

A Big Book for Big Minds: A Living Alternative

WRITER WEDNESDAY: A BOOK REVIEW A Living Alternative: Anabaptist Christianity in a Post-Christendom World is a big book. Edited by Joanna Harader and A.O. Green, it squeezes in much with narrow margins and almost 300 pages. 1,496 more words

Faith

Who is My Neighbour?

I was not exactly eager to spend an entire Saturday at another seminar. Especially since 4 out of the next 5 Saturdays were already being claimed by other church commitments. 492 more words

Church And Ministry