The Missional Excuse

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I’ve observed an occasional correlation between those trying to be “missional” and those frustrated with the internal turbulence in their congregation or own soul. Of course, not all churches suddenly trying to be missional have gridlocked leaderships or frustrated ministers–but many do. You can’t tell from what they write in books or articles. You can’t […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 126

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Here’s what on my mind this morning: I spent most of the holidays in the DFW area visiting family. Texas is a great place…as is any place with Cracker Barrel. Chicken and Dumplings. When hiring for ministry, one of the most important traits to look for is thirst for ministry that transcends the “musts” of […]

My Top Blog Posts of 2014

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First, a word of thanks to those of you who read this blog. I might have some of these same thoughts, but they might remain only thoughts without having you to have a conversation with. Thank you for your support. I know this post is a little bit late. Truth be told, I’ve been in […]