MediaShout on a Mac???

We had given up all hope… and then there was CrossOver. Run any Windows program on your INTEL-BASED (sorry) Mac. I’ve installe MediaShout 1, working on 2 and/or 3… I’ll let you know if it works. Until then, check out CrossOver

Hyatt out!

Okay… even though it almost happened on a number of occasions with Sweet Potato Pie, Starbucks has finally done it. They have made me leave a store because of the music they are playing… What pushed me over? Actually- a combination of two songs, back to back. Led Zepplin (who comes to a coffee shop[…]

Colossians Remixed…

We begin a series on Colossians this Sunday, walking verse by verse through Paul’s letter to the community of Jesus followers at the Greek city of Colossae. To prepare, I’m reading Brian Walsh and Sylvia Keesmaat’s Colossians Remixed:Subverting the Empire In it, they wonder what would happen if a letter like this was written to[…]

And now for something completely different…

Ahhh, and on a less-grumpy note… Evergreen is growing. We were missing an astounding number or regulars and still had our second largest gathering ever last week… it seems like new people are coming out of the woodwork. And the cool thing? They are the people we started evergreen for. The unchurched, the formerly churched…[…]

The Empty Pulpit…

(I was actually working on this post this morning and put it in “marinate” mode for finishing later… now I see Slice has posted on the same thing… Man I hate it when we have similar ideas. Few things disturb me more…Ugh… Anyway…) Drew Goodmanson had some good thoughts on Five Trends for Future Church[…]

Sesame Street Theology…

One of these things is not like the others, One of these things just doesn’t belong, Can you tell which thing is not like the others By the time I finish my song? What do you hope will ultimately emerge from the emerging church conversation for evangelicals? My hope is that what emerges is a[…]

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What's the Best Reason to Plant Churches? Never candidate with a search committee again! You can finally use all that cool emerging lingo! (It's not a "service"… it's a "gathering"!) No more freakin' TPS Reports… Free pound of coffee a week from Starbucks! (Just kidding, but wouldn't that be cool?) Because Jesus is the hope[…]

Oh, Spencer…

Spencer, you’re killing me here… (Warning- this started off as a short, breezy commentary on a couple things from Spencer’s book. A few hours later, my fingers are tired from typing and I’m cussing. Read on at your own risk and don’t say I didn’t warn you. I didn’t intend to open up a can[…]