A collect is a “collective prayer” of the people. Will you join me in praying this prayer daily from the Book of Common Prayers over the next week? Lord, we pray that your grace may always precede andfollow us, that we may continually be given to good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives … Continue reading Collect for the Week
Making Tuesday count is at the top of my prayer list today. One of the best ways we honor God is by being present. Jesus’ name, Immanuel, actually means “God with us”. What a great reminder that God is a God of presence. We all have a past and a future, but it is in … Continue reading A Fully Present Tuesday
Every Saturday, right about this time (4:00pm) I realize that I’ve either spent time preparing for Sunday or not. There is no way to make-up for any lost hours. If I haven’t done some work starting 5-weeks back and a lot of work 2-weeks out and finishing work this week there is no way to … Continue reading It’s Saturday but Sunday is coming
The following is a quick hitting list of things that made a difference in my life this week. #1 Workers Fleeing Big Cities In an article I describe as choosing quality over quantity, this piece highlights the move away from large, congested, and expenses cities in favor or smaller (but not real small) places to … Continue reading Top3 for September 27, 2019
Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. Philippians 4:6 (NRSV) emphasis mine Writing words of thankfulness have become a habit for me in the past few years. Regularly sitting down to mine my heart for places of gratitude has become … Continue reading Gratitude Journal
To be a boss, I don’t have to know where we’re going. I just have to be the person that leads the search.Jad Abumrad - RadioLab founder I find great comfort in this quote. As much as I dislike the word "boss" when it comes in reference to me, I am a leader who is often … Continue reading Having a vision? Finding a vision!
The title of this post is how I was greeted stepping on my bus ride downtown for worship this past Sunday. [by the way...it’s the best dollar I spend all day!] Funny thing is that I have never met this driver as he was new to my Sunday morning route. Now, you don’t have to … Continue reading Good-morning Reverend