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Managing for a Decade by bob

May 29th, 2011

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It was early 2001.  We needed a special person as our Office Manager, to give the office some stability after some difficult months.  We needed someone who could cheerfully keep plates spinning on dozens of poles, multi-tasking and delegating as needed.  We needed someone with a love for serving the Lord, helping church members and […]

I think I like this book on spiritual intimacy because I’m not very good at it.  I’m good at busyness, I’m good at tasks, I’m good at keeping human machinery running.  I’m not good at intimacy. I’ll blame it on ADD. 

Obey Your Pastor by bob

May 22nd, 2011

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The biggest problem with churches is that they’re full of sinners. Hebrews 13:15-25 May 22, 2011 Power from the pulpit You can probably imagine that this is a sermon I’ve looked forward to all week.  There’s a lot of power in the phrase, “Obey Your Pastor.”

Saturday Morning by bob

May 21st, 2011

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Time to go home.  Overall, this was a good meeting.  The attendance was a little low for a conference meeting, but that’s typical for meetings in Eastern Virginia.  I am more encouraged than I’ve been in a decade that ECOTs are welcome, wanted, and heard.

FWC Lunch by bob

May 20th, 2011

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Eleven of us gathered at Roger Brown’s Sports Bar and Restaurant to reconnect to FWC friends and talk about how the meeting is going.  All but one of us were from Western NC Association churches, but it was good to reconnect with Charles Chappell.  My role was to remind the group of what FWC is […]