Devotional

Bloggery / Devotional By On October 16, 2018

Peacemaking and Reconciliation Journeys

Today, a good friend shared something that sent my mind tumbling in a good way.  It was a definition of peacemaking.  Here’s what it says. Peacemaking doesn’t mean passivity. It’s the act of interrupting injustice without mirroring injustice, the act of disarming evil without destroying the evildoer, the act of finding a third way that is neither fight nor flight…

Bloggery / Devotional By On August 20, 2018

Everything is Awesome…

Not to sound like Andy Rooney, but have you ever noticed how everything is awesome?  Everything is amazing?  Everything is incredible?  It’s not just good pizza, it’s amazing pizza.  It wasn’t just a good movie, it was an incredible movie.  Your parents aren’t just good parents, they’re awesome parents.  It’s kind of like good has become mediocre which would make average kind…

Bloggery / Devotional By On December 12, 2016

Judging Leaders

I’ve been in some form of church leadership consistently ever since the year 2000. Whether it was interim leadership,  part-time or full-time leadership, one thing I’ve found out is regardless of how we classify the position, all leadership is full time. Leadership, period, is a full-time engagement because you can’t point to any part of your life and say: I…