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The Bread of Life

“I am the Bread of Life.” Jesus (John 6:35) In a recent hospital visit, one of the healthcare professionals asked me what I liked best about Holy Communion. I looked to the patient to make sure it was o.k. to … Continue reading

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It’s Not Me, It’s You (Part 2)

  Part 2 (Read Part 1 here) “It is amazing what can be accomplished when no one cares who gets the credit.” – John Wooden The language we use matters, especially when working with a team.  This is why I … Continue reading

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It’s Not Me, It’s You (Part 1)

Part 1 (Read Part 2 here) “It is amazing what can be accomplished when no one cares who gets the credit.” – John Wooden I have recently been (re)reading “Good to Great” by Jim Collins.  Which, as an aside, in … Continue reading

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A New (Present) Age of United Methodism

The theme of this year’s WNC Annual Conference, which concluded on June 23, was “To Serve the Present Age.” In a summation of the present age of the church, Bishop Ken Carter stated, “The church of 2013 is not Biblical, … Continue reading

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Something Has to Change

As I was reading Pastor Mack’s comments on Back to Zero by Gil Rendle, I was reminded of something I read a few weeks ago.  In the back of David Kinnaman’s book You Lost Me, he gives 50 ideas to find … Continue reading

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People Are More Important Than The Program

Andy Stanley is fond of saying that “Jesus didn’t die for a program, he died for people.”  I thought that I understood the meaning of this before going to Haiti, but once again, the people of Haiti showed me what … Continue reading

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The Stickiness Factor

It seems like every summer there is a pop song that is extra “poppy.”  Not a necessarily good song, mind you, but “poppier” than the rest.  And it’s so “poppy” that it gets stuck in your head and won’t go … Continue reading

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