Sunday Night Mind Dump

It’s amazing how you get kids’ attention when you throw something in church (I’m not recommending it to anyone else, though)! God wants to get rid of our sin–and throw it far far away. Saw the Millevilles and the Hansels–both are families that used to be members of First Trinity, but moved away. The Millevilles…

Workcamp ROCKS!!!

Some of my favorite ministry memories come from Workcamp trips. Workcamp is when our high school youth head to a community with hundreds of other Christian kids from around the country, get into work crews and repair/refurbish the homes of needy and elderly in that community.  Workcamp ROCKS because kids grow in their faith, they…

What Jesus Did

I had a great discussion with one of the Servant Leadership course participants, last night (actually I had two great discussions!). We are meeting for some one-on-one coaching time to help the participants pursue their personal learning goals. We were talking about experiencing the Holy Week services and how awesome they are. She was sharing…

BE LIKE WILL.

In Servant Leadership, we are studying a book called “Death by Meeting” (by Patrick Lencioni). It’s a story meant to teach about the importance of good meetings. One of the pivotal characters in the story is Will–he turns a whole company around by taking a few risks and understanding the make-up of a good meeting….

Stick-to-it-ive-ness

Last night the Blue Learning Cluster (Tracy, Jen, Marlene)–from the current Servant Leadership class– met in cyberspace for a chat, last night. Main agenda: discussion of the first section of “Death by Meeting” by Patrick Lencioni. Here’s how it went: First, we were supposed to meet last week, but one of those stormy nights got…

Servant Leadership

Lots of great growth opportunities kicking off at First Trinity this Winter! One of them is a course I’m teaching called Servant Leadership. Check out the flier, here Servant Leadership is a wonderful course that meets once a month on Tuesday evenings, beginning January 22, with internet chat experiences in-between. We work together on four…