Fellowship of Faith is a New Worshiping Community

(June 26, 2017) We have just received word from the Presbyterian Mission Agency in Louisville: On behalf of the Mission Development Resources Committee (MDRC), I am pleased to share with you that the New Worshiping Community Seed Grant proposal for Project #1721, Fellowship of Faith was approved for $7,500. Needless to say, we are humbled and grateful for the recognition and support of what … [Read more...]

3 Buckets, Franchising, & Redefinition

(June 26, 2017) Okay. So I got back from Louisville and pretty much crashed yesterday as I sought to just let my mind unpack itself. Do you ever do that? I liken it to focusing on the work of dicing the veggies for a stir fry while the oil heats in the wok and the ginger root flavors the oil. My focus is one place but I know that the work is happening on its own nearby even when I'm not focused … [Read more...]

How do YOU rate?

(June 23, 2017) Our Presbyterian Church (USA) is BLESSED with creative, amazing people of integrity, intelligence and deep Spirit. And I have been humbled to sit among them today as we looked at - and prayed for - people in our churches who are scared and sometimes hopeless as they wonder where God is calling them. It's confusing to not be able to see where Spirit is leading because you've been … [Read more...]

“Are you revitalizing?”

(June 22, 2017) Well, the travel went smoothly. I connected with a dear friend and made it to the conference center where I'm staying (on grounds of the Louisville Presbyterian Seminary) with about 20 minutes to spare.  The other participants and I were to meet in the main lobby at 6 so I walked down the curving staircase and saw a group of people in one area. I walked over and looked at them, … [Read more...]

At the Airport

(June 22, 2017). Hope you all had a Happy Solstice yesterday. I'm always a little sad at the Summer Solstice because it means the days start getting shorter. But if you think about it, we're ALWAYS changing ... either they're getting longer or shorter. We just don't think of it that way most of the time. And my life is all about change today ... well, truth be told, it's about change every … [Read more...]