Monthly Archives: May 2005

Episcopal Address

Yesterday’s episcopal address from Bishop Huie was the best I’ve ever heard. It began (and ended) with a multimedia component based on Acts 2 and Pentecost. Nice to see a bishop who can use technology. Here’s a brief summary of … Continue reading

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Texas Annual Conference – Clergy Session

Bishop Huie opened the clergy session by talking about the three purposes of Annual Conference: Revival Building community Business This is the first session of the TAC she’s led so we’re still figuring out her style. I’m happy so far. … Continue reading

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Annual Conference

Texas Annual Conference begins Sunday evening in The Woodlands. It’s our first year with Bishop Huie. We already know something will be different. Instead of business all the time, we’ll be having workshops on Tuesday afternoon. I even heard that … Continue reading

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Self-Examination Time

I just ran across the site of Dr. Malcolm Webber. It looks like he puts out a monthly “Leadership Letter,” available free. In this latest letter he contrasts Servant Leaders and Abusive Leaders. Take a look at what he says … Continue reading

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Truthing In Love

Tod Bolsinger at It Takes a Church writes about “Speaking the Truth in Love” in the context of a relativistic culture. Many value maintaining an open mind over finding truth – the “joy is in the journey, not the arriving” … Continue reading

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Wild Animals

As I’ve driven the roads of East Texas over the years, I’ve seen a variety of wildlife. Foxes, deer, skunks, and armadillos are the most common. I’ve known coyotes lived in the area but I didn’t see my first one … Continue reading

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Seth Godin speaks again – more on Lying

Seth Godin is using his blog to market his book, dangling little teasers out there hoping we will buy it. In this post he discusses the placebo effect, the power of believing alone to effect healing and numerous other benefits … Continue reading

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Are things heating up for Africa University?

Gateway Pundit has some horror stories out of Zimbabwe. The stories of Mugabe’s thuggery have been increasing over the past few years, but I hear nothing about how the collapse of that country is affecting the University. It can’t be … Continue reading

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Wesleyans, Evangelicals & Liberals

In a recent Christianity Today interview with Ken Collins, a professor of theology at Asbury Theological Seminary, we read the following: [CT] But isn’t this a question of who the dialogue partner is? For the champions of inerrancy, certainly the … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Sith, part 2

In today’s Dallas Morning News critics Philip Wuntch & Chris Vognar are talking about the commercial appeal of Star Wars and bemoaning the talk about breaking money records. Vognar complains that such a focus “is a cancer for serious moviegoing.” … Continue reading

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