April 16, 2017 by

Don’t Miss This

Just a quick word at Easter. I was just watching the TV tribute to the BeeGees. And i thought what it…

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Two Skills Every Pastor and Staff Must Master

There are many leadership skills that are important. But there are two skills that overshadow all the rest. If a staff…

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March 29, 2017 by

Reaching Millennials

Remember when it was all the rage in mainline churches to write and preach about how different it was to try…

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Blind Leading the Blind

Is It Time to Drop the Requirement?

I’ve been watching the trend escalate for the past decade. For centuries, it has been the practice of non-mainline groups. But…

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Mostly For United Methodist Eyes – Bloom Where You’re Planted

Take an “imaginary” trip with me. The year is 2017, but things are different in some subtle ways. The U.S. military…

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My Problem with Old People Even Though I Are One

Before you get mad, I am an old person. I’m 77, so I’m one of those old people I have a…

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Comfort in the Mess
February 5, 2017 by

A Comforting Thought in the Mix of the Mess

Wow. I’m feeling like I’m living in a world of alternate realities. I watch CNN and I think the country is…

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Your Church's Part in a Crazy, Changing World

Your Church’s Place in a Crazy Changing World

In my last post, I made a comment about being in a crazy world. But it’s more than just a crazy…

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It’s 2.5 Minutes to Midnight

We live in a crazy world. It seems everything has been turned upside down since the election of Donald Trump. Truthfully,…

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