Monthly Archives: July 2006

Community renewal, Pastoral Grit

We are still in transition between the Ft. Worth area and Shreveport and will be for a few weeks. We were at church this morning and heard Mac McCarter a guest preacher from Shreveport-Bossier Community Renewal, where he is Coordinator. … Continue reading

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Good Samaritan in Lebanon

Sojourner’s quote of the week: “Seven hundred thousand out of a total Lebanese population of 3.5 million, 20 percent of the population, mostly Shiites, are now being cared for and given refuge by mostly Christian schools, churches, and other humanitarian … Continue reading

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Dr. Francis Collins

I was on one of my frequent trips back and forth from Shreveport and tuned in to the Diane Rehm show as she was hosting Francis Collins–a medical doctor, research scientist and a professing evangelical Christian–on her show. I had … Continue reading

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Community and Vocation in Emerging Generations

My morning newspaper had a story in the Life and Arts section about Chris Wiesinger, 25, who recently graduated from Texas A&M and started a bulb(flower) company. What led me to the article was my interest in all things landscaping … Continue reading

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Day of Donut

It happened again today. Someone brought a box of donuts and then made all of us in the office feel guilty if we didn’t go back to the breakroom to eat one. I did eat one and it stayed stuck … Continue reading

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We’re Moving

We are soon heading to Shreveport, LA where I will serve as Associate Pastor for Emerging Ministries at First Baptist, Shreveport (no, they don’t have slot machines in the narthex). The search committee had us over for a visit several … Continue reading

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Anne Lamott Interview

Belief.net interviewed Anne Lamott here. Worth a read. This gives a glimpse of the soul behind such great writing. Anne Lamott suffering Writing

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