Friday Stream of Consciousness – 57

stream of consciousness

Here are some things on my mind the Friday:

Is there anyone our society is harsher on than losing head coaches of high-profile teams?
This morning, I’m wrapping up my annual preaching retreat, a time during which I get a way for a bit to plan the next year’s sermon calendar, spend time focusing on spiritual and emotional renewal, and also look at some long-range issues/plans for the church. Some friends of mind do this for an entire month. That’s much better than what I do—and it is likely more effective. However, this time away is indispensable to my ministry.

Friday Stream of Consciousness

stream of consciousness

Here are some things I’m thinking about this Friday morning. This coming week I’m spending uninterrupted time doing some writing and doing long-range strategic planning–including sermon planning for 2012. I haven’t done this since 2009, and it’s shown. Every minister should do this at least once a year. Every church should ask their minister to […]