Behold!

A Poem by Jessica Petrenscik

New Vintage Church held a worship night a couple of weeks ago. Sometimes it’s good to just worship for God’s own sake. No agenda other than to just glorify God and bask in His presence. The theme of the night was, “Behold!” One of the highlights for me personally, was a poem compiled and written […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 159

Rube Foster, Young Parents, and Burnt Ends

stream of consciousness

Here’s what’s on my mind this Friday: I have a book due by November 1. It’s time to get intense about the writing process, so posting may be sparse. But, stay tuned…good things are on the horizon, friends. Last week I was blessed to tour the Negro League Baseball museum in Kansas City. What an […]

Avoiding Death by Attitude

Attitude...Attitude...Attitude

The most overlooked and underrated trait of people who serve in healthy, growing churches is a positive attitude. This isn’t to be mistaken for blindness to obstacles or a “yes man/woman” posture. I’m talking about one’s primary attitude, and whether it is oriented toward self/others and criticism/encouragement. What weather do they produce in the church […]