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The Best of We, Part One

What does it mean to be a member of a local church?

Our message this week is the first in the series, The Best of… 106 more words


Sunday, October 23rd

Today in Worship Jr. we learned:

Monthly Question: Whose way is perfect? God’s way is perfect!

Bible Story: God uses a cloud by day and fire by night to show Moses and the Israelites the way to go. 160 more words

Exclusion is Causing Great Harm: A Conversation

Here’s an interview that I did a while back.  The format is mostly a verbatim of the thoughtful questions asked by the interviewer interspersed with my off-the-cuff answers.  221 more words


Church trunks of treats

Throughout history, the church has been in the world while trying not to be “of” the world.  And it’s been a constant battle, the church trying to impact the world and the world trying to impact the church. 192 more words

Walking The Walk

Planting Seeds, a sermon

My dad was the pastor at Church of the Saviour UMC in Indianapolis in the late 80s and most of the 90s. I grew up there. 2,451 more words

Church Of The Saviour

Thoughts on Leadership Institute at The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection

A couple of weeks ago I attended Leadership Institute at United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas, as part of my DMin studies. The assignment attached to the class was to write about the key observations and significant learning points that i was able to take away from Resurrection in general and Leadership Institute as an event/conference. 2,012 more words

Who Do You Want To Become: Let me introduce you...


Saint Francis once said, “Preach the Gospel always and when necessary, use words.” Preaching the Gospel is not always a direct presentation from scripture, sometimes it is the way we live and treat people that inspire them to ask us why we are the way we are. 245 more words