Attractional vs. Experiential

Dad and I skipped Sunday school this week and I'm kinda glad we did.  As is usually the case, we sat around talking and solving the world's problems.  We're good at that.  One of the things we talked about for awhile was outreach, how Aldan does it and what we think might work best.  At …

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Baseball & Community

So ends another season of Phillies baseball.  Another season of ups and downs, wins and losses, homers and strikeouts. I finally enjoyed my first games at Citizens Bank Park.  Finally experienced the joy of the "Schmitter"   But with the sadness of not winning another parade, some other thoughts have been mixed in today.  Beyond …

On Your Mark?

So 2 weeks out now from Catalyst 09.  I still get tired thinking about it.  But it's about time to try to synthesize some of my thoughts from the week. The theme of the conference this year was "On Your Mark" and they spent a lot of time talking about being on our mark- using …

Looking back

baby i've been here before i've seen this room and i've walked this floor i used to live alone before i knew you i've seen your flag on the marble arch but love is not a victory march it's a cold and it's a broken hallelujah There's no fanfare in the familiar. No comfort in …