Tag Archive: Faith

Feb 22

eMinistry Book Review

Continuing work on my 5th competency:  Servant Leadership in Technology Facilitation and Collaboration. My commentary includes reflections on the web ministry of Pioneer Memorial Church, of which I am a team member. Careaga, A. (2001). E-ministry : connecting with the net generation. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications. Summary E-ministry is written by volunteer youth pastor …

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Jan 31

Church Next Book Review

I’m now starting work on my 5th competency:  Servant Leadership in Technology Facilitation and Collaboration. As part of my work for this competency, I’ll be sharing some book reviews. Malphurs, A., & Malphurs, M. (2003). Church next : using the internet to maximize your ministry. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel. Summary The book begins with a …

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Apr 12

Stopping so you can keep going

My pastor, Dwight Nelson, has been doing a series on the Sabbath – actually two series: The Refreshing Delusion on the day, and God’s Party on the way. (Those links go to the WMV, MP4, MP3 and study guides.) All winter and now through the spring, I’ve been reflecting on the Sabbath’s impact on my …

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Sep 15

Why Me, Lord?

Do you ever ask God, “why me?” Yes, I know, sometimes we say, “why me, Lord?” when troubles and trials come to our lives. But I mean when good things happen. Do you ever ask, “Why did you bless me, Lord?” I do. “Why did you give me this idea, Lord? I already have enough …

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Aug 15

Gratitude Simmers

smooth green turf cool shady breezes blue blue skies deep green woods chirping birds and bugs white fluffy clouds piled high pure white snapdragons     with golden hearts hidden deep         for shimmery green hummingbirds             to feed with long sharp beaks green tomatoes hanging waiting     for the blush of summer sun         to sink deep into red sweetness …

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Jul 06

Importance of Prayer

I just finished reading Curse Proof, and tomorrow is the end of Operation Global Rain. It’s been a week to remind me of the importance of prayer, especially for leaders. And really, aren’t leaders anyone with influence over others? That’s all of us! Without God’s power we cannot accomplish anything! Without prayer, our work is …

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Apr 29

Faith in the Workplace

Here are some articles on Faith in the Workplace that I want to keep & refer back to. Salt and Light in the Workplace Christians should be the best employees in a secular organization. Cross-Purposes  What can Adventist business people bring to the job? Witnessing Without Words  How should Christians handle difficult coworkers? Decoding the …

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Apr 03

The Comforting Whirlwind Action Items

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It’s hard for me to read a book without changing behavior based on what I learned. As a practical person, I ask myself, What should I do differently because of what I learned? What are my own action items now that my understanding has expanded by reading The Comforting Whirlwind by Bill McKibben? Witnessing the …

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Apr 01

The Comforting Whirlwind Paradox

So I’ve been reading and re-reading Bill McKibben’s book, The Comforting Whirlwind: God, Job, and the Scale of Creation. It’s one of the assigned readings for the AU Leadership Roundtable this summer. McKibben thoughtfully uses lessons from the book of Job to explain our responsibility to take care of the environment. The book is an …

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