Creating Covenant Accountability

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Discipleship, Leading the Church, Leading the Local Congregation, Main | 0 comments

The hardest thing about creating covenant accountability is the decision to be accountable in the first place. This year, I’ve renewed my participation in a covenant discipleship group. I also continue to be in covenant with a group of leaders here at the church. My pastor, Dr. Richard Clark, is participating in covenant with my Bishop, Bill McAllily. In the next few weeks, the SPRC and I will hammer out our covenant for work together as...

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Two Tsunamis

Posted by on Feb 15, 2012 in Announcements, General Rant, Main, Memphis Conference, Methodism, Pop Culture, Society at Large, Uncategorized | 0 comments

We are dying. Every last one of us. One inescapable fact of life is that everyone dies. “One out of one,” is the way it was put to me. But what happens when an entire generation begins to die? What happens when that generation is larger than normal? What happens to the institutions made up of these people? The short answer is a little terrifying. And that’s where the United Methodist Church finds itself when the calendar pages...

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