Monthly Archives: July 2012

Would You or Your Church Do This? Graceless

In his book, The Good and Beautiful Community, James Bryan Smith tells of how he was asked to speak at a conference on spiritual formation. Many key denominational leaders would be present. He says: “As I flew to the meeting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Nouwen on Christian Leaders and the Temptation to be Relevant

These are Henri Nouwen’s words from his book, In The Name of Jesus. It is a book for Christian leaders. “Jesus’ first tempation was to be relevant, to turn stones into bread . . . . Aren’t we priests and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Do We Leave Casualties?

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 Repost: Some of us have suffered tremendously. Others not … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment