Friday Stream of Consciousness – 70
Mar01

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 70

Here are some things on my mind this Friday: Starting out in ministry, one of the most difficult things to do is to get to know oneself as a minister. We think we know ourselves and what we think when we leave seminary. We don’t. The first 5-7 years of ministry is usually spent discovering one’s ministerial self. One’s true peak ministry years are probably 40-55. However, many of those hiring believe they are 30-40....

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Friday Stream of Consciousness – 69
Feb22

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 69

Here are some things on my mind this Friday morning: This has been an amazing week at NVC in a variety of ways. The coolest thing this week was having two babies born on the same day at the same hospital. It makes visitation both fun and easy I’m at home with the kiddos by myself for 9 days while Emily completes a graduate school course at Pepperdine. As challenging as it is, I get to spend some quality time with my...

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Friday Stream of Consciousness – 61
Dec28

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 61

Here are some things I’m thinking about this Friday morning: This may be my final post of 2012. I’m adding a post per week to the blog next year, and need to recharge my blog batteries a bit before doing so. I moved to 3 posts per week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) last year in an effort to share fewer, better posts. However, I’m moving to 4 believing it’s both doable and can help build better conversation...

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