Discuss what is important for children, students, young adults, young parents and beyond to know, feel and do as followers of Jesus Christ and beginning to assess how to get them there. With that, to also assess if there are areas where ministries overlap… Continue Reading “An Assignment – Discuss”
How did you learn to do what you do in serving others, particularly in your area of ministry? (hands) How do any of us learn to serve? Is it something learned? It doesn’t seem like it could be. I don’t know why this is… Continue Reading “An Assignment – #3”
Do yourself a favor and read the first two questions under “Less Frequently Asked Questions” as you scroll down the page of this link. It will make you laugh.
In continuation of my assignment due for the next Ministry Team meeting, let’s explore #2. What shaped how you think and feel about God and church and ministry (heart)? This is a loaded question if I’ve ever heard one – one that cannot just… Continue Reading “An Assignment – #2”
Wow. I did not expect this.
For the past seven years of leading worship, I’ve also been on our church’s Ministry Team committee. Composed of all the leaders of each ministry at Westmark, we meet about every other month. Most meetings consisted of an assessment of where each ministry was… Continue Reading “An Assignment – #1”
Times of testing seem to come without warning, don’t they? Not that knowing ahead of time would make it easier, but sometimes a little heads up would be nice. To steel myself against the dark valley of despair, the brace my soul for the… Continue Reading “The Perfect Storm”
I watched the proverbial sunrise coming up over the Pacific andyou might think I’m losing my mind, but I will shy away from the specifics…’cause I don’t want you to know where I am ’cause then you’ll see my heart in the saddest state… Continue Reading “Who I Am Hates Who I’ve Been”
So I’ve spent the last two weeks thinking. A lot. And I’ve spent the last two weeks sheding many many tears. I’ve never really thought of myself as a negative person. In fact, I’ve ended two significant friendships because their negativity having such an… Continue Reading “The Heart of an Artist”