Twelve and Counting

Twelve and Counting

We’re at twelve days before we directors begin our work–eleven before my flight out. As I watch the PCUSA General Assembly live feed,  I am aware of how easily I am distracted from writing my sermon.  Twitter lighting up keeps me from checking the last boxes on my Omega todo list.  (Yes, it’s social media’s fault.) … Continue reading

an impact

an impact

I just spoke with a youth director who’s headed off to lead a mission project before coming to week 5.  She’s planning to have her youth lead worship on the Sunday they return and asked if she might have a sneak peak at the conference liturgy so she can put together a service in advance. … Continue reading

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Last night I showed our latest video to our church’s session.  It was a piece we’ll use on Sunday night and that my brother, Brian helped to create.  The Alpha conferences showed the video and it evidently went over well.  It was affirming to watch our elders smile and laugh. Someone asked me afterwards if … Continue reading

t-minus 29 days

t-minus 29 days

We’re under one month before we (Chris and I) will arrive in Montreat.  We spoke for 80 minutes this morning on a variety of topics.  How to handle this?  How to handle that?  Where are we with…???  The lists are growing, but will they be checked off in time? The nerves kicked in for me … Continue reading