Being a ‘creative’ is an odd vocation. My job is to come up with ideas. Some are good. Some are not. But what is the response you get when you throw out ideas. Lately, for me, they fall into two categories: It’s either: ‘We can’t do that!’ or ‘How can we do that?’ The difference … More We Can’t do That!
I am very excited to be attending the Catalyst conference this year! I have wanted to go for several years and finally get the opportunity to attend. I hope to post about the experience over the next couple days. Stay tuned…!
Monday I was stoked when the Catalyst Road team, LV and Ryan showed up at Grace and asked me to join them with my friend Brad Ruggles in an interview about what I am learning about ministry. Check it out!
“We as pastors exist to glorify God by helping his children become great in his kingdom. Remember these believers are not there for you, you are there for them.” ~Darryl DelHousaye
Playing the Keyboard in modern Worship Music is much different than the piano lessons I had growing up. When you play Keys in a worship band, you are not the only instrument, whereas when I learned Piano, it was the complete orchestra all contained beneath my scrawny little fingers. Playing keys in a worship band … More Modern Worship Keyboard
The next session of the Willow Creek Leadership Summit is John Burke “What kind of soil do we need as leaders to help people grow?” 1 Cor 3:6-9 – God causes the growth, but we are responsible for the soil. “Our mission as the church is to minister to messy people.” “Cultivate the soil with … More John Burke at the Willow Leadership Summit
The third session of the Willow Creek Leadership Summit concluded with Wendy Kopp Wendy Kopp is the CEO and founder of Teach for America Through this seminar I have been illuminated as to the problem of education in America. Check out their website for more info. Here is their vision statement:“One day all children in … More Wendy Kopp at the Willow Leadership Summit