Totally delighted this morning to check out Vineyard Church Sutton where Jason Clark is the Senior/Founding Pastor
Month: January 2004
Got this via Jason Clark who credits imagine! .. anyway, good stuff … Father Richard Rohr (Franciscan father from the States who spoke at last year’s Greenbelt). This is his “five messages that a teenage boy needs to learn to become a wise man”: 1. Life is hard 2. You are going to die 3….
Rethinking Church Models Through Scripture
Thanks to Mark Norridge who posted this on >article which focuses on the Old Testament Sciptureson the Organic Church blog
I’ve never really followed USAmerican elections or Presidential race. The last jolt may have come during the Bush-Gore Episode – “What’s going on here?” was the popping question. Now, just having a glance at PRIMARY RESULTS: Delegate Scorecard makes me wonder how our Malaysian Political process really works (For a non-mainstream viewpoint in Aliran read…
A Big Theory Of Culture
Plan to read A Big Theory Of Culture: A Talk With Brian Eno tonight …
Contemplative Gathering Stations
Thanks Justin Baeder for this idea: Purpose: To allow people to explore Christian spirituality in a multisensory, move-at-your-own-pace environment of immersion in Christian word, symbol, and practice. Format: 12 or so stations set up in a large but cozy room.
Lots of resources on this area from Father Thomas Keating in Contemplative Outreach Website (yes … it’s ok to learn from a Roman Catholic Cistercian “Trappist” priest)
Leadership – – not evil!
“See, I’m a little nervous about the “emerging” leadership discussion, because I think our reaction against the “authority and control” leadership style, is to just simply NOT LEAD. Leadership in itself is not an evil. Vision is not evil. Mission Statements and all that rigamaru, not evil. The problem is, leaders screw up. I would…
People will swallow anything
“America’s self-help gurus are making millions. Francis Wheen traces the rise of mystic mumbo-jumbo…”, for more read Would you buy a way of life from a guru?
Hunter on “Dancing” properly
“After a lifetime in the church and 28 years as full-bodied participant, here is my suggestion: whatever one’s diagnosis about the leadership disease, the answer is not to throw it out. A better option, in my view, is to locate it on a different map or in an alternative story. “ ~ Todd Hunter For…