A Spirituality of Stability

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The congregation where I serve as minister recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of our building dedication. This occasion was significant for many reason including that for the previous 42 years of this congregation's history, they were a  semi-nomadic people without a permanent home. This anniversary has inspired me to reflect on what it can mean to practice an intentional spirituality of stability — in our spiritual communities, with our families, even at work. Speaking personally, … [Read more...]

Highlights from Funding the Missional Church

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I recently had the opportunity to attending a conference on Funding the Missional Church. The following are the highlights from my notes on this event: “What Exactly Is ‘Missional’?” Finding God is already present in everyone you meet “out there,” not just bringing God with you. Hands on, instead of writing a check Loving what God loves Doing what Jesus did, incarnational Connecting with the people around you Getting out there and doing something … [Read more...]