Bricolage, COVID-19 and the Future of the Church (Part I)

Bricolage has become a wide term that was previously and more narrowly applied in the architectural, building and design trades.  The big idea is this; you often don’t have access or can’t afford the materials you wish you had to design or build something.  Bricolage is the creative use of materials already on hand toContinue reading “Bricolage, COVID-19 and the Future of the Church (Part I)”

A Story About Re-Conversion

I am releasing some Christmas stories from my books. This version was in “Exactly as I Remember it.” There will forever be an empty chair at our table. Our unborn son Liam would have been 21 this year. I would have loved to have had the chance to be his dad. A Story About Re-ConversionContinue reading “A Story About Re-Conversion”

You Don’t Hear Fathers Talk About This Much

You don’t hear father’s talk about this much. This is an excerpt from my latest book: Re-Conversion (The “God is Good” Story) (Sumner, Illinois, circa 1996) Sometime in late 1992, I attended a seminar on how to do ministry with Senior Adults held in Peoria, Illinois. There was this feeble, little man who inched upContinue reading “You Don’t Hear Fathers Talk About This Much”

My Amazon Book Price has been Lowered (is that a good thing?)

I am sure that for reasons other than surging summer sales, the book price on my latest offering has been lowered on Amazon. That being said, my book price HAS been lowered on Amazon.   Now on my third book, the next shift in the progression will be another eventual price slash on Kindle, followedContinue reading “My Amazon Book Price has been Lowered (is that a good thing?)”

My New Book is on Kindle!

We are up on Kindle! This is my first venture into the world of eBooks!   Here is the link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B078193PD8/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1512794286&sr=8-2&keywords=shane+bishop+book   I have word the book will be restocked on Amazon next week. Yes we sold out!   Thanks! -Rev. Shane L. Bishop is the Sr. Pastor of Christ Church in Fairview Heights, Illinois.

My new book is now available on Amazon!

You can now order my new book “Love God. Love People. Don’t Do Dumb Crap.” on Amazon! This collection of stories moves from death toward life with plenty of warmth, Southern Illinois grit and humor. Here is the link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1532360177/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_c_api_tKVjAbB0C857V -Rev. Shane L. Bishop, a Distinguished Evangelist of the United Methodist Church, has been theContinue reading “My new book is now available on Amazon!”

Love God. Love People. Don’t Do Dumb Crap.

My new book “Love God. Love People. Don’t Do Dumb Crap.”  Will be released on Amazon and Kindle this week.   More information is coming…