Archives for Apr 12, 2013 @ 12:35

Does it Matter?

Cursive writing is going out of our public school curriculums/curricula. Does it matter? The curlicue letters of cursive handwriting, once considered a mainstay of American elementary education, have been slowly disappearing from classrooms for years. Now, with most states adopting new national standards that don’t require such instruction, cursive could soon be eliminated from most [Read More…]

Work and Stress

Fine little interview here: Q: You identify three big problems that contribute to burnout and low productivity. What are they? A: The first is the volume of work — the workload itself — which I attribute to too few hands to share the load. The volume of work contributes to longer hours that affects home [Read More…]

From the Shepherd’s Nook: John Frye

Pastors, I’m Just Saying, by John Frye If I take a dry, yellow sponge and dip it in water tinted with blue food coloring, the sponge will emerge the color of pale green. The sponge is no longer yellow and it is not completely blue. Yet, the sponge has changed. The USAmerican evangelical church has [Read More…]

Missional at Missio Alliance

Kris and I are in Alexandria VA at the first Missio Alliance Conference, a conference this year dedicated to the gospel. This is a gathering of Christian leaders dedicated to participating in the mission of God and at the same time concerned about articulating the gospel in its missional location. Here is an outline of [Read More…]