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The Church Cat.

I had a first in ministry today. A cat as a visitor to the congregation. The church I am serving is across …

What is a Transitional Pastor?

The other day, I posted an announcement about serving at Bloomingdale Friends church for the remainder of 2017 as their Transitional Pastor. …

Transitional Assistance…

So a former southern baptist youth pastor who works for a non-denominational parachurch ministry walks into a Quaker Church… This is not …

A Fish Story

It all starts with a young coal miner named John Kuhnert. He had a young family at home, and not a lot …

May 2017 Newsletter

My latest newsletter is out. You can read it Here. ¬†Please take a moment and pray for the ministry. Thank you. Like …

Sermons

In response to request from some ministry friends, I am going back and publishing audio and PDF notes from messages I’ve given …

Remembering Columbine… Never Again.

On April 20, 1999. Things changed. Not everyone that day knew just exactly how wide ranging those changes would be, but there …

The 600th post…

In 2007 and early 2008, I had a crazy idea to start a ministry blog. I never imagined it would lead me …

4 Things to Look for at #SYMC2016

This weekend is the “reboot” of Simply Youth Ministry Conference in Chicago. Whether this is your first time here or you are …

The Purpose of Youth Ministry…

Yesterday, I attended my mom’s church in Southern Illinois. The Pastor gave a message based on John 4, the woman at the …

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