Monthly Archives: June 2005

Communicating within Worldviews

I first read Seth Godin’s work years ago in Fast Company. I continue to find his work stimulating and helpful in my role as a church leader. Though his recent post is titled Shark Attack, he only uses the recent … Continue reading

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Figuring Out Emergent

The United Methodist News Service is trying to figure out the “Emerging Church” movement. In two articles they explore the nature of these churches and discover that they contain quite a bit of variety. Not a great surprise. I’ve done … Continue reading

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New Ride at Disneyland

Well, it’s not exactly a new ride – just new for me. The Indiana Jones ride was built years ago, and I’ve been to Disneyland at least a couple of times since they’d added it, but I’d never ridden it … Continue reading

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Healthfully Handling Employees

Several years ago – before the crash of the dot coms, I subscribed to Fast Company. Though the magazine has gotten much thinner of late, it is still putting out interesting articles on organization and leadership – and from the … Continue reading

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The Joy of Fruit

We saw great natural beauty on our trip. For me, the highlight of the trip wasn’t seeing nature – or going to Disneyland. Rather, it was seeing fruit. I led the youth of Fountain Valley First United Methodist Church for … Continue reading

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Curious Place

DSCN0175 Originally uploaded by rheyduck. While on our California trip, we stayed with some friends in Tiburon. We’d gotten the idea the community was an expensive place to live (real estate prices average well over a million – and this … Continue reading

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Churches as Potential Government Profit Centers

Donald Sensing comments on the recent Supreme Court Kelo ruling on government seizure of private property for the benefit of others. I haven’t read the ruling, but from what little I’ve heard it sounds horrible. UPDATE: Here’s a link to … Continue reading

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