Monthly Archives: January 2006

Texas Conference Appointments

For the past several years (as far back as I can remember, that is), if you wanted to know which preachers were moving where you either had to get in the gossip line or wait until close to Annual Conference … Continue reading

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Future Job Opportunities

U.S. News and World Report, quoted at Yahoo, has this to say about entering the clergy as a great job opportunity: Want the satisfaction of doing good? You’ll routinely play a significant role in major life events such as birth, … Continue reading

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Learning from North Point, part 5

North Point’s first “Practice for Effective Ministry” is to Clarify the Win. As sports fans, they think of sports metaphors. In this case their primary imagery comes from baseball. In baseball it’s easy to tell if you’re winning: Do you … Continue reading

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Maybe it is just me….

If I am in my car in the evening, I often listen to Tony Snow on the radio. Last night was just such a night. Like many other “conservative” talk radio shows, the topic was the “spying on us” scandal … Continue reading

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Learning from North Point, part 4

North Point and many other prominent Christians (John Maxwell, Bill Hybels, etc.) look to the secular world to learn about leadership. They find examples in business, politics and the military. The North Point book, 7 Practices of Effective Ministry, is … Continue reading

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Paul’s First Online Movie

For those who don’t know, my son Paul is taking video tech at high school this year. He doesn’t limit his creativity to what he does at school. His first online movie is The Curse of the Living Dead. It’s … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon – Attitude

I’m starting a series on Virtues & Vices. Today I spoke about Attitude from Colossians 3:17. You can listen here.

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