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$175K And They Still Haven't Posted the Job

On Jaunary 14, the El Paso Times reported that the UMC Board of Managers had chosen Witt/Kieffer to execute the search for a new CEO at a cost of $175k.   39 more words


"A Stranger to the World's Ways": Wesleyan Spiritual Leadership (Guest Post)

The Rule of St. Benedict advises its adherents “to become a stranger to the world’s ways.”[1] What a fascinating rule! “To become a stranger to the world’s ways.” In the postmodern era, this almost seems like a sin. 1,156 more words


Bible Leads: Isaiah 58:1-12 (Ash Wednesday)


Isaiah 58:1-12

Shout out, do not hold back!
Lift up your voice like a trumpet!
Announce to my people their rebellion,
to the house of Jacob their sins. 534 more words




By June 1984, thirty-one year old Mike Oldfield prepared to release the ninth album of his career, Discovery. This was the followup to 1983s Crises, which was Mike Oldfield’s most successful album of recent years. 3,337 more words


The Lessons: January 2016 Edition

There’s plenty to learn if we will just pay attention.  Here are a few things I learned in the last month.

1. Fargo is more than a movie.   556 more words

A Year of Covenant and Testimony

Happy New Year to all of us and a warm welcome to 2016!

Make this year “a year of covenant with Your God,” make it a win-win situation and evaluate each day of your life for this New Year. 370 more words