A Moving Adventure

On Saturday Central witnessed the great pew migration of 2009.  Our herd had to be moved to other grazing areas so we can prep the floor to get some new carpet.  Here’s a video of the process.  Great job gang.

The Old Old Story

I just finished reading Robert Webber’s Worship Old and New, and I’m better for.  Worship Old and New was first published in 1982 and revised in 1994 – in many ways it acts a the forerunner of Webber’s execellent Ancient-Future series of books.  For pastors or other church leaders who want to expose their congregants…

Outdated Education

A couple of weeks ago I read a blog post over on ShellyPalmer.com entitled, “What if your dream job does’t exist anymore?”  It was all about a several conversations that Shelly had with people trying to break into the news media business – looking for dream jobs that either no longer exist, or will soon…

Oh Communion, Communion, Where Art Thou?

I don’t want to make lite of the whole Swine Flu thing.  The CDC can’t be blamed for handling the situation the way that they are.  It’s not their fault that a potentially dangerous strain of flu has sprung up at the same time news media seems to be dropping like flies.  The papers and…

The Weakest Link

One of the great things about our region is that our regional pastor (rough translation, “A Bishop with severly limited powers, given that they herd cats for a living”) is big on spiritual development.  When I moved to the area he was starting up a mentoring program, akin to a spiritual confessor, called “Pastor to…

Go Ahead, Pass Your Notes

One of the most interesting things going on during the BibleTech09 conference was the undercurrent of conversation going via twitter during the sessions.  It was at that time that I thought Twitter could be an incredible tool for encouraging conversation during a learning event like a class or seminar.  I’m already hoping to encourage people…