Top 5 Reasons Preaching a Poor Sermon is Good For Me (in the Long Run)…

When I preach well, it’s easy to say "It’s not about me." When I preach poorly, I quickly and painfully realize how little I truly believe that. And I need to realize how little I truly believe that. When I preach poorly, I see more clearly the area(s) in which I need to work harder. Read more about Top 5 Reasons Preaching a Poor Sermon is Good For Me (in the Long Run)…[…]

Some Killer Apps for pastors (and others!) from PastorHacks.net

I’m am in full smit (that’s right, fully smote) with two web-based apps right now… Pinger and Jott. Both allow you to send emails via a phone call, both do it slightly differently and both have me no longer banging my head against the steering wheel in traffic but rather getting a few things done Read more about Some Killer Apps for pastors (and others!) from PastorHacks.net[…]

Signs…

Sign #1 it’s time to make some changes/take better care: When your 10:30 appointment says “You look kind of like a homeless guy today.” And yeah… he’s right. More on why and what I need to do about it later.

depressing…

There’s something really depressing about watching a 40-something be interviewed for a job at Starbucks by a 20-something. “Tell me about a time you experienced conflict in the workplace… Why do you want to work at Starbucks?” and so on… I always to to tune those out, but sometimes, they’re sitting right in my field Read more about depressing…[…]

images 4.22.07

We’re working through the Book of James… with these I want to continue the visual theme of the nature images James uses (in this case waves) as well as suggest the idea of a prayer (like for wisdom) and an answer (the dawning light)… as well as “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”

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