What in the World Is Missional Living?

August 28th 2015 No comments yet  

wall watchingGod is at work.

Stop. Read that first sentence again. In a time of distressing developments and cultural confusion, we need the comfort of those four words.  Unclench your jaw. Take a breath. Feel the relief. God is at work.

As I step into my new role as your Pastor of Missional Living here at Stonebriar, the question I field most is: “What in the world is missional living?”

Every time I am asked that question, I am more than happy to respond. Even for the hundredth time. Why? Because the explanation of what “missional living” means begins and ends with those …

Anniversary Thoughts

August 26th 2015 1 comment so far  

calendarWhen people ask for my thoughts on something, they generally get “same day service” and more words than they want or bargained for—no one ever accused me of being brief. It has been over a week since Patricia Krecklow sweetly asked me to write something for the church blog, saying “whatever is on your mind.” What was on my mind had to pass through feelings before it could be expressed in words. And I had to get permission from beloved colleagues who share the experience and the associated thoughts and feelings …

What Could Have Been

August 18th 2015 No comments yet  

teen sneakers for blogAs I see students return to school once more, I am left reflecting on what it was like to be their ages. Especially when I look at teens transitioning into middle school and high school, my immediate reaction is, “Oh, you poor things.” This is because I am painfully aware of how lonely, lost, and nervous I felt during adolescence. Perhaps you can relate.

I remember that my sophomore year of high school, for example, was one of the roughest times in my history. I had given up dance …

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