Ministry Posts

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The Wisconsin District of the Wesleyan Church added a few new elements to their annual conference. One of them was a couple of breakout...

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I've been thinking a lot lately about discipleship and ministry and life. It all started a few years back when one of my colleagues in...

Parenting Posts

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Tim Keller shares an applicable story related to substitutionary atonement (fitting for a children's book review, right?!): What if you and a friend were walking...

Reflection Posts

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For the last several years, I have directed a Kids Camp. I ran all the operations, led the staff, tried to keep everyone safe,...

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Recently we took our Youth group to a High Ropes Course in the area. One of the four groups had a student that was having...

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John Oliver on "Last Week Tonight" did a piece on food waste. Oliver referenced grocery stores throwing away food instead of donating it. The reason...

Theology Posts

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Share Joseph’s perspective on the birth of Jesus (from Matthew 1:18-23). Dress up in a Bible costume and pretend to be Joseph. Hi. My name is...

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The fourth chapter of the book Echoes of His Presence is about kingship. Herod was an Edomite, a descendant of Esau, Jacob (Israel's) brother. Herod...

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The third chapter of the book Echoes of His Presence is about shepherding. "Lead the sheep along the path you want them to follow... don't...

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The second chapter of the book Echoes of His Presence is about the bridegroom. It followed a story of a young man who was preparing...

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The first chapter of the book Echoes of His Presence is about the blood covenant between God and Abraham. When two parties would make...

Technology

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This post is for parents who are new to the cell phone and internet connected world of teenagers and usage patterns. It should come as...

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Recently, Pastor Jeremy and I have had a few provocative discussions in different settings regarding technology and its use among young people in particular....

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Parent's Guide to Technology I found ParentTechGuide.com to be an incredible resource to share with parents @ Hayward Wesleyan. In fact, I printed a bunch...

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From the UK, a former editor for Britian's version of Maxim magazine, called "Loaded" discusses his conclusion that pornography is "the most pernicious threat facing...

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16 billion texts? 3.2 hours on social networks? Send 175 million tweets? Wow. The world has changed. It wasn't that long ago that smartphones were mostly in...

Random Posts

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John Oliver on "Last Week Tonight" did a piece on food waste. Oliver referenced grocery stores throwing away food instead of donating it. The reason...

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I was listening to NPR a while back and there was a segment about the Great Dying 250 million years ago. There is a new...

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Dangerous products should be kept out of reach of children... check. Parents have known this for thousands of years. So why do we have a...

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Almost 4 years ago, I wrote my first blog post: What are Christians to do? on July 5, 2010. Since then, I have authored 868 blog posts...

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Do our disciplines/habits reflect what we truly love? In the end, does what we love win? Or do habits/rituals win? Is the old adage what we...