Today is my last day as a staff member of Christ’s Church Albany. I wish the word for how I feel about it wasn’t bittersweet… why does the bitter come first? I’m not doing that! The sweet: There’s a lot of that for me both personally and professionally! First, being a part of this group […]
I recently had the opportunity to read Mark Riddle’s new book, Inside the Mind of Youth Pastors. Mark is a consultant for churches who are looking to staff for youth ministry as a part of the larger vision for their community and ministry – a holistic approach, you might call it. The book is a […]
From Crazy Love: When I am consumed by my problems – stressed out by my life, my family, my job – I actually convey the belief that I think the circumstances are more important than God’s command to always rejoice. In other words, that I have a “right” to disobey God because of the magnitude […]
“How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?” Wisdom from Othello, William Shakespeare. Dedicated to all who are in a hurry to heal wounds that require more patience than pressure.
In the plethora of scratch-your-head stories emerging from YouTube’s instant, unfiltered microphone comes this gem (AP via Fox News): DOVER, N.Y. — A pair of 17-year-olds who drove to Oniontown after a series of YouTube videos portrayed the hamlet as a run-down, backwoods dump were pelted with rocks by an angry group of young residents, […]