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by April 26, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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I have been trying to keep up with what is going on at General Conference through Twitter.  I have noticed that the words leadership and leader have started to appear.   While the words leader and leadership are still very small on Andrew Conard’s Word Cloud for General Conference tweets, I imagine they will gain traction […]


Young Clergy?

by April 17, 2012 » Add the first comment.

As the 2012 United Methodist General Conference approaches, I have been trying to bite my tongue and not get too worked up about things that have not yet come to pass.  With the possibility of radical changes to the church structure and the end of guaranteed appointments there have been many things that have gotten […]


Formulating Church

by April 9, 2012 » Add the first comment.

I have been trying to figure out ways of visually representing life in the church.  One idea I have been tinkering with is using formulas.  In many church meetings, we seem to struggle with not have a common language to talk about our ministry and the problems we are dealing with.  When looking at attendance […]