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

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