Category Archives: Recommended Reading

couch potato’s can serve the Lord too!

A week ago today I took a spill at church camp and wound up with a broken foot. I was at camp for less than 24 hours, and was leaving almost as quickly as I got there. I never have … Continue reading

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Mdweek update: The Trail Student Ministries

Good afternoon, Word for the Day: Romans 5:8 I have been reading through the book of Romans this week, and you know God’s Word is just amazing. I was especially touched by the familiar passage in Romans 5:8, that “God … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

I am back in Oklahoma from what seemed like a whirlwind trip to Dayton, OH and then back to Oklahoma. Nearly 2000 miles.  I am glad to get out of the car, but the trip was worth it. There is … Continue reading

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The Irresistible Revolution

If you haven’t read this book, you need to. If you have never heard of, then go and google it or buy one. Shane Claiborne, in the Irresistible Revolution steps all over toes, and our hearts in this book. I … Continue reading

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Now what?

The Alanta Journal Constitution had a great piece today about other fantasy books to fill the post-Potter void.

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Only two more days until we will know how it ends. I can’t wait!! In the meantime, I re-reading book 6, I needed to be reaquainted with some key details in preparation for the final chapter in the Harry Potter … Continue reading

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current reading

I just began reading today, Seeking a Lasting City: the Church’s Journey in the Story of God. I am just a few pages in and enjoying this work immensely. Here is a little excerpt that raises some important questions:  “The … Continue reading

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Transactional Analysis and Leadership

In the previous post, I mentioned a TA workshop I had the privilege of sitting through with Dr. Ray Quiet. Dr. Quiet taught at Southeastern in Ada, OK for some 38 years and is now in private practice. I thought … Continue reading

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Transactional Analysis

I sat through a parent and leadership seminar this past weekend with Dr. Ray Quiet. The premise of the seminar dealt with Transactional Analysis. TA is the idea that all of us have three ego states, the Parent, The Adult … Continue reading

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