Blog Hiatus

Hey all- sorry about the dearth of posts.. I think I'm going to take a blog-break until December. Throw me on RSS and check back then! I'll keep working on the Story posts as well as begin working systematically through the foundational thoughts and principles that went into making evergreen.  Thanks!

Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry

I am loving this book.  Few books hit me like water in the desert. But so far, this one is definitely like that.  Barton has a way of talking about the realities of leading and pastoring that are both honest and transparent, and yet never lose sight of the solace and strength to be found Read more about Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry[…]

Story… pt 5

In coming back to Portland, I was both coming home and leaving home.  Burned out, spiritually adrift, lost in a number of ways, I was coming back to what was familiar- the last place that had been "home." But I was also leaving- dropping out of ministry, saying things like "If I never enter another Read more about Story… pt 5[…]