I’ve been looking for a video for this sunday night as we are talking about making wise decisions, peer pressure etc. And I came across this gem.
Here are the driving directions from Google Maps. Just be sure to pack some swim trunks.
So yesterday in our staff meeting we based our staff devos off of the small group questions for the week. We were looking Matthew 8, the healing of the Leper. One of the questions was what did the leper receive from Jesus’ touch? This story is so powerful on many levels. But the fact thatContinue reading “Definitions”
the new Wired came to my house yesterday. And the cover story is about businesses being transparent. Here are some reflections from Mark Batterson: “Smart companies are sharing secrets with rivals, blogging about products in their pipeline, even admitting their failures. The name of this new game is radical transparency and it’s sweeping boardrooms acrossContinue reading “Transparency”
Today I have been wrestling with a thought that I just can’t shake. Who am I? I have been thinking about it over and over again. I met with Dennis Finch and he told me that I don’t have to impress anyone. I just have to let Christ live through me. that is a reallyContinue reading “Who Am I?”
“I think they could take sesame seeds off the market, and I wouldn’t even care. I can’t imagine five years from now saying, “Hey, remember sesame seeds? What happened? All the buns are blank!” They’re gonna have to change that McDonald’s song, “Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a …Continue reading “Mondays w/ Mitch”
last night Kathy had a girls sleepover at our house, so Judah and i were banished to my Parents place. My mom loves taking care of Judah so that freed me up to really do anything I wanted to do. So I got to hang out with some of my oldest and dearest friends, Darren,Continue reading “Dude Time”
One of the biggest challenges that I have come across in our current ministry situation, since we don’t have offices for the time being, and all the staff are scattered is communication. We have been trying to stay on the same page and for the most part we are doing a good job. But somethingContinue reading “backpack it”
Interesting Post from Ben Arment, I hope my headline didn’t come across the wrong way. To be loved, you must be hated By Ben Arment Fast Company magazine has a great article this month about firms not being bold enough to be hated… so that they can be loved by others. The trouble with theContinue reading “I hate you/I Love You”
I just recently started reading Rick McKinley’s Latest book, This Beautiful Mess. Rick pastors a church in Portland called Imago Dei. He shares a story about how when they first planted the church he felt like they weren’t going anywhere and so they had these repentance meetings. The people would come and pray and repentContinue reading “This Beautiful Mess”