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How to learn from your mistakes
I’ve made so many of the them but I’d like to think I learn from them Most of the time I do, at times I lapse.
Kingdom of God article from Scot McKnight (pdf)
Thanks Scot for writing the posts and Bob for compiling it and making it available! REALLY good stuff. Ifind myself deepening in understanding “the Kingdom of God” and connecting with its reality and implications!
The Durham Tradition and its Exegetes– an Encomium
I meet a Malaysia NT scholar who did his PhD in Durham .. I found him very insightful .. I’d had some interesting conversations with a Hong Kong NT scholar also from Durham …. also good interaction. Maybe it’s just their character, but then again maybe Durham contributed a little too huh?
How to be Good (at Preaching)
good reading before preaching tomorrow!
strategic planning is stupid
I’ll need some time to digest marko’s thoughts here and perhaps interact. If I say this our loud in some denominational meeting the next coupld of weeks, or ven the upcoming denomination convention, or just in front of some fellow pastors… it would raise more than a few eye brows!
This reminder of Cosby’s statement … “That in all his years of service he has never (and he emphasized ‘never’) seen a group go from community to mission. Rather, he said one should organize around mission and community will follow. “ is still haunting me.