Archive for category: Thoughts

Christmas in the rear view mirror

04 Jan
January 4, 2014

It’s good to be home. I took some time off between Thanksgiving and Christmas to get refreshed and re-envisioned and it was a really good break. I read a lot, spent a lot of time with my favorite people (Christie and the boys) and even got some house work done. We also had the pleasure […]

The LT Greenhouse – An Artificial Structure

30 May
May 30, 2013

A summer leadership training program is an artificial structure – it’s not “real life”. I told the students that in Wisconsin Dells as we kicked off the Dells LT. We live in very close quarters, meet daily for prayer, music, sharing the word and all eat together for breakfast and dinner. Many people even work […]

Believe – Serve – Mature

02 May
May 2, 2013

I’ve been reading a book lately that is advocating getting people out in the gospel and discipling others quickly. I’m all for that – but felt like one of their reasons for doing so was a little … different. The book states that there is an order to the events in Eph 4 Ephesians 4:11-16 […]

Thoughtful Thursday

18 Oct
October 18, 2012

I was reading this week in 1st Cor and have been pondering what Paul says in chpt 4 18 Some are arrogant, as though I were not coming to you. 19 But I will come to you soon, if the Lord wills, and I will find out not the talk of these arrogant people but their power. 20 For the kingdom of God does […]

What can technology do for the gospel?

11 Oct
October 11, 2012

When I started college (a long long time ago) cell phones were just gaining popularity with maybe 1 in 10 students having one. By the time I graduated five years later they were pretty much everywhere and texting was next the big thing. But now it’s taken another turn altogether with maybe 1 in 100 […]