Lament & Hope

My unorganized, rambling thoughts on lament & hope: The church where I am the Assistant Pastor, Quakertown UMC, is holding an Advent service called “The Longest Night” this year. Those of us who have… Continue reading

My Recommended Reading List

A number of years ago, a professor of mine put together a list of some of his favorite books in a variety of subject matter related to Christian faith.  I loved it.  It… Continue reading

[playlist] Advent: Lead Us from Darkness to Light

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Books on Leadership

I recently asked some of my most trusted ministry conspirators for their recommendations on team or shared leadership.  I wanted to share some of the results with you! Here they are, in no… Continue reading

A beautiful children’s Bible storybook

    Check out this gorgeous children’s book, The Jesus Storybook Bible

This is Easter–This is Resurrection: A New Post on

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Maundy Thursday Responsive Prayer

Leader: And Jesus said, “The greatest love a person can have for his friends is to lay down his life for them.” People: We gather to recall the night in which Jesus was… Continue reading

[PLAYLISTS] Eastertide “Alleluia Is Our Song”

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Evernote for Ministry

I’m kind of addicted to Evernote. For someone with a slight case of OCD and first born child syndrome, the organizational power of Evernote is seductive. I wanted to share a few of… Continue reading

Prayer of Confession – Failure to Love

We prayed this prayer together in church this morning; it is powerful. PRAYER OF CONFESSION Many: Lord, we confess our day-to-day failure to be truly human. One: Lord, we confess to you. Many:… Continue reading