Posted by Pastor Dave in UncategorizedMar 23rd, 2010 | 1 Comment
I just read an article entitled What’s Changing—and What’s Not, by Marian V. Liautaud. Marian is the editor for Your Church Resources at Christianity Today International. Her position includes serving as editor for a variety of books, publications, websites, and e-newsletters. In the article I read she points to Dave Travis, Managing Director of Leadership Network, who is a sought after commentator on the issues facing American churches.
One of the things that is changing is Social media. Senior pastors under 40 who are leading large churches all use social media. Well I’m not under...
Posted by Pastor Dave in UncategorizedMar 17th, 2010 | 1 Comment
Tiger Woods confirms his return to golf at the Masters. I really enjoy the game of golf and have watched Tiger’s story unfold with great interest. April 5-11 will be one of, if not the biggest, media spectacles in recent memory. Why?
Obviously, one could list a myriad of reasons; allow me to attach one for your consideration. Maybe we, in America, have blurred the line between athletic competences and personal character. Many have made the mistake to believe that because someone excels in one area of life, they must excel in others as well.
Tiger made this statement, “I have undergone...
Posted by Pastor Dave in UncategorizedMar 11th, 2010 | No Comments
Proverbs 3:21-23 (TLB)
21 Have two goals: wisdom—that is, knowing and doing right—and common sense. Don’t let them slip away, 22 for they fill you with living energy and bring you honor and respect. 23 They keep you safe from defeat and disaster and from stumbling off the trail.
Life’s greatest challenge is not the choice between the good and the bad, but the choice between the good and the best. I believe this wholeheartly. Still I have been wrestling with taking it to another level. One aspect of character growth and maturity is the ability to lose the good, in order to gain the better.