Monthly Archives: March 2007

Church Planting publication

If you’re a church planter – or a leader of a church that is engaging culture and trying to reach people for Jesus – you need to check out Cutting Edge put out by the Association of Vineyard Churches USA. … Continue reading

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On Not Knowing What We’re Doing…

If you’ve been following my posts over the past year, you’ll know that the Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church is undergoing a major change initiative. The major impetus for this change – in personal terms – is … Continue reading

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Why Kidnap British Sailors?

You’ve probably all heard about the Iranian kidnapping/capture of 15 British sailors. Why would they do that? Assuming that they’re not just (a) exercising a bad habit of holding hostages as a foreign policy tool, or (B) trying to take … Continue reading

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Free Creativity

At the end of the second service Sunday, while we were singing the last hymn, my wife and Rhett M came up to join me. This is typically the time people come to join the church. Both are already church … Continue reading

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Assessing Changes in the Texas Annual Conference

Bishop Huie, Rick Goodrich, and District Superintendent Jerry Neff led the 2 hour meeting in Longview yesterday. This meeting was mandated last year as a way of assessing the changed in the Conference. You can find a power point version … Continue reading

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Kids & Families

The Wall Street Journal tells us it costs from $279,000 to a million dollars to raise a kid nowadays. Reading their article one sees pretty quickly that they’re talking about the rich folks of America. These are the families that … Continue reading

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