Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Art of Pastoring and Pastoral Expectations–part 2

Yesterday’s blogosphere had a number of bloggers sharing about pastoral expectations, and of course, I also joined in the conversation, one in which I said I would continue.  Dan also has joined in, stating,  There are times we simply need … Continue reading

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The art of pastoring and pastoral expectations.

Mark Stevens has written a great response to a post that Marc Cortez wrote regarding pastoral expectations from the seminary. It’s an area I have been thinking deeply about for a long time myself. The 7 points Marc posted are … Continue reading

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What do you do?

What do you do when life hurts? What can you do when it hurts to lay down. When it hurts to walk. When it hurts to stand. When it hurts to sit. Most people run. They try to run away … Continue reading

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Life, pain and joy.

This weekend has been a busy weekend. It’s been one mixed with fun, purpose and pain. It’s been a weekend of fun and purpose, for our church came away together for our church camp. Sorry, no photo’s this time round, … Continue reading

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He is home. A missional faith.

There is a scene in the beginning of the second chapter of Mark, where after having spent a number of days in the desert, Jesus returns home. A crowd quickly gathers and the house is filled. A group of 4 … Continue reading

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Quote of the day.

You’re never too old or too young to serve Jesus. As their daddy likes to say: There is no “teenage Holy Spirit” and “Holy Spirit.” There’s just the Holy Spirit. H.T Dave Black

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First night of home group.

Our church has encouraged our congregation to form some small groups and do life together. My wife and I have been invited to be part of a new group that is forming and is meeting for the first time tonight. … Continue reading

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