In God’s Hands

In God’s Hands Uncertain times can leave us anxiety ridden.  We look for someone that we can trust, someone who will speak truth.  We look for someone who will tell us how to go forward.  These are the times to refocus on God.  He is our...

Witness Beyond the Familiar (Part 2)

Witness Beyond the Familiar (Part 2) In last month’s article, I highlighted that the church today must diversify in order to be relevant in our current landscape, that is, a mixed ecology.  Here in Northern Virginia, we are blessed to have numerous examples of...

Witness Beyond the Familiar (Part 1)

Witness Beyond the Familiar (Part 1) Being a leader in the church today requires a new imagination for what the church looks like and acts like … Can I get an Amen!  Today’s complex and non-linear culture yields a multitude of new expressions of the Body of...

Can I Fix It?

Can I Fix It? OK, self-disclosure time – I know some of you are guilty of this!  You are driving on an open road and you see a car stopped ahead on the side of the road and there are emergency lights nearby, do you slow down and gawk?  I know some of you do, but in...

OK … Let’s Talk!

OK … Let’s Talk! How many times have you heard those words?  Was it a pleasant experience – as in spoken by your significant other … or, possibly a negative experience – coming from your supervisor?  We have these preconceived ideas about how conversations...