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Leadership
Encouragement & Criticism
June 11, 2008 0

I have an Encouragement File that I keep in the drawer closest to my chair at the office. That’s where I put all the attaboys I receive: cards, letters, and emails from people who have taken the time to tell me I’m doing a good job at one facet of ministry or another. But just Read the full article…

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Personal
24th Anniversary
June 10, 2008 1

Back on June 9, 1984 . . . Ghostbusters was the #1 movie in America; “Time After Time” was the #1 song in Kasey Kasem’s Top 40; The Celtics and Lakers were battling for the NBA title; Ronald Reagan and Walter Mondale were campaigning for the presidency; and Julie Munoz and I got married in Read the full article…

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Methodism
Junaluska Reflections
June 9, 2008 0

I told you last week that I was travelling to Lake Junaluska, NC for the yearly meeting of the Western North Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. That’s an official sounding mouthful. A couple of conference highlights: Good Shepherd’s own Rich Tuttle was “commissioned” as a probationary elder in the Methodist Church. Don’t Read the full article…

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Good Shepherd
Confessions Of A Pastor
June 5, 2008 0

It’s here: Confessions Of A Pastor. It’s a series a lot of us are excited about around here. It’s based on the book of the same name by Craig Groeschel. You can see more about the book here. Here’s the series trailer: This Sunday’s installment: Sometimes I Don’t Like Christians Very Much. Really? Yeah. I Read the full article…

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Methodism
Why I Am A Methodist
June 4, 2008 0

Today I’ll be travelling to Lake Junaluska North Carolina for the Western North Carolina Annual Conference. It’s a yearly (think that’s why they call it “Annual Conference”?) gathering of about 2500 preachers and church members from across the western part of our state. Equal parts revival, business meeting, and family reunion, the annual meeting is Read the full article…

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