Ministry | Jeremiah and Calling

Ministry | Jeremiah and Calling

Have you ever read the first chapter of Jeremiah? The one where God calls him and lays out the plan for his life. You should. It’s incredible what God tells Jeremiah. Here’s short of it: “Hey, Jeremiah! Since before you we’re born, I had a plan for you....
Hosting | When Games Don’t Go As Planned?

Hosting | When Games Don’t Go As Planned?

This past weekend, I filled in as a host for our Kindergarten and First grade environment. The script called for a riff on the game of Twister. Rather than the typical spinner, I took suggestions from the audience who shouted out combinations of side, body part and...
Ministry | Don’t Be Arrogant

Ministry | Don’t Be Arrogant

Don’t be Arrogant, because arrogance kills creativity. – Misa Bissell Discovered this quote on Twitter awhile back. Struck me then enough to copy and paste into a sticky-note on my desktop. The reminder is important. For all of us in the “message” business...
KidMin: Where exactly is Albania?

KidMin: Where exactly is Albania?

This afternoon I leave for a six-day trip to Tirane, Albania. When ReThink asked me to go, my first question was literally, “Where’s Albania?” They didn’t even know, so we went to Wikipedia to find out: Albania is across from Italy and next to...
Life | What are we saying?

Life | What are we saying?

This was originally posted on Orange Leaders back in the spring. I thought it was fitting as I’m headed to Chicago this week to lead a discussion on Building Creative Teams. One of my first points is all about knowing who you are, finding your strengths and your...

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