Pastors Are Not Ministry Mutants (COVID-19 Edition)

In my early days in ministry, I thought of the Apostle Paul as a Ministry Mutant. He was wholly different than regular people and was Holy Ghost hardwired for the rigors of ministry. This was absurd. By making Paul “nothing like me” I conveniently excused myself from being “anything like Paul.” As long as PaulContinue reading “Pastors Are Not Ministry Mutants (COVID-19 Edition)”

Podcast; Navigating Change with Shane and Mike, COVID-19

A world without sports, going to the movies and eating out at restaurants; a government that orders people to stay at home; social distancing vs. social isolation. COVID-19 has changed the world in an instant. Shane and Mike discuss the complications and ways we can find a new normal. Click the link below to listen!Continue reading “Podcast; Navigating Change with Shane and Mike, COVID-19”

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)”