The Spiritual Practice of Creating Margin

This article originally appeared at www.baptistnews.com. My weary body slid into the lounge chair by the pool like Derek Jeter stealing second base – out of breath, a bit scuffed up, and like I had taken something I wasn’t supposed to have.  A break. The previous few weeks had been a
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Sometimes Its Just a Matter of Showing Up

It was really such a simple plan. The group would meet at my house at 4:30 for coffee and dessert and then head off together to the nursing home at 6 to sing Christmas carols for residents there who would be gathered in the piano room. Why our deacon chair and his wife showed up in th
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Cultivating a Healthy Staff Culture

Christianity is built on relationships. Our relationship with God. Our relationships with one another. Jesus taught us that in what he said and how he lived. As ministers on a church staff, one of the most important things we can do is to model healthy relationships, particularly with
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