Global Body

While I was in Panama a couple weeks ago our group held devotions every night. I was given the privilege to lead devotions on the last night. Upon preparing for this time, I wanted to tie some experiences and feelings we had all shared together as group durring the week. I decided to share 1 Corinthians 12:12-26. The following are notes from what I shared and the conversation which ensued.

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Servant Leadership

This is a continuation of my summaries and thoughts on the presentations during the Midwest YoungLIfe Staff Conference. Again the theme for the weekend was Discipleship. This post is on the theology of servent leadership. Enjoy!

There are 4 “P’s” when it comes to the theology of servent leadership. Perspective, Posture, Position, and Possibilities.

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Sabbath and Story

This past weekend I had the privilege and the opportunity to attend the Midwest YoungLife Staff Conference. The theme for the weekend was discipleship. This theme was enriching in many ways. We listened to a number of speakers present on their thoughts about discipleship. For the next few blog posts, I will be summarizing these presentations and inserting some of my own thoughts. Enjoy!

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Plant and Water… Grow

Spring is coming. Today was warm, sunny, and even smalled like spring. I find it amazing that I have come across the words and thought during this emerging spring season of rebirth and growth. I am currently reading the book “Blue Like Jazz” by Donald Miller (honestly the main reason I started reading it was because the movie is coming out soon, but turns out the book is quite good.)

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The Spiritual Celebration of Brokenness

For some reason God is having me reflect on the spirituality of brokenness as of late. It is an interesting concept and I have been learning a lot about celebrating the spirituality of brokenness. Brokenness is something as humans we are all to familiar with. But because of God’s grace we are able to celebrate brokenness. Brokenness is a voluntary surrender to God’s will over our own will. Being broken can be something that happens to us, but it can also be something we allow to happen in us. For in the broken areas of our lives Jesus can fill us with himself.

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