2008 Year in Review

OK, a few of my friends are writing their thoughts on the fading year, so I figure I’d join the party.  Here’s my thoughts on the previous year. Best Accomplishments Designed in Mission was the most ambitious undertaking I’ve ever done.  The idea of bringing together a dozen conversation partners to leave Central with a…

What I Live For…

Over the last week I’ve experienced two things which reinforced the fact that I’m actually called to this ministry – despite my constant feelings of being woefully inadequate. The first came when one person from our community stepped way out of her comfort-zone, stood up in front of a large crowd, and exercised her wonderful…

Star Wars Christmas Tree

Final Battle Originally uploaded by wezlo I get Star Wars ornaments every Christmas from family, and from members of Central. I have so many of these ornaments that we now use an old tree from my wife’s college days to display them all. Because nothing says, “Merry Christmas” like the Dark Lord of the Sith.

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone. We had a fairly decent Christmas Eve worship last night (positive critiques aside – you’re helping to plan next year Mel!), after that we came home and crashed.  We get a lot of invites from the various open houses that people host each Christmas eve, but we never go.  Mostly because by…

Sometimes People Surprise Me

Well, yesterday we woke up to rain pelting our windows rather than gentle snow covering our lawn.  I checked the temperature and found out that it was below freezing outside.  The temperature didn’t match up with the preciipation that was hitting our windows so I opened our front door to see if my fears would…

I Pastor People Who are Nuts

Believe me, I mean that as a compliment! I got this drawing for Christmas from one of our members.  She like drawing little ants in all sorts of odd places and having interesting conversations.  In this particular drawing the ants are raiding a Christmas tree for supplies.  It takes a strange sort of mind to…