Sunday, June 14, 2009
Eclectic Echoes -- June 14th
Ministry is never predictable. The last two weeks have been particularly busy with Annual Conference, two weddings, a funeral, a number of crises, and normal busyness. As a result, I have not only had time to update this blog, I've had little time for reading. But here are a few highlights of the last two weeks.
North Alabama Conference
10 Stupid Things That Keep Churches From Growing
Beards and Shaving -- so how many blades can you have on your razor and still be manly?
Tutu's daughter a force for human rights
Sex Without Intimacy: No Dating, No relationship
Some thoughts on prayer:
Connecting with God . . . No Really
What is Prayer for?
Prayer may reshape your brain . . . and your reality
Why Etiquette Ain't Just Quaint
Moist and Methodist Baptism in the UMC
The Leader as Listener
Piece Be With You
Camp Sumatanga Fights to Stay Open
Aha Moments with the Bible
US News names Auburn as a top place to live Doesn't surprise me!
Tribute to Rev. Warren Hamby
Left brained husbands and funeral food
Getting to a Different Place boundaries and ministry
Altar Calls Why? Because it allows people a variety of ways to respond to the message.
Best summer reading
What to do about our graying church
Religious citizens more involved . . . and more scarce?
The Gospel and the Gosselins
And for this week's laugh