Monthly Archive: August 2015

Aug 26

Rockwell’s Breaking Home Ties

As a number of us send our children off to college this August, I have Norman Rockwell’s Breaking Home Ties painting in my mind. It’s a classic. In the painting a father takes his son out to where the farm road meets the railroad tracks. They wait for the train to stop and pick up …

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Aug 15

Three (Defining) Components of a Christian Faith

On OpenLine today (8-15-15) Michael Rydelnik – Listen here. This is an answer to the question, “What is saving faith? How do I know I have full faith in Jesus?” 3 Components:   Component Description What We Have What We Do Our Responsibility (What We Do) Internalize (What We Do) Mind Intellectual Knowledge Know Appropriate …

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Aug 15

Lifeline Productions – the comic strip of Radio

This site has a long list of 60-second audio comic strips.  Each has a life (Christian) message. http://www.lifelinepro.com/ – Downloadable clips. #Humor #Funny Nice list giving the Title, the Situation, and the Key Line. The Best of list is the top 52 (most popular) clips. A few of my favorites are House on Fire, Give It …

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Aug 15

Metonymy & antinomy – words

I learned two words today. Metonymy is a literary device. It is a figure of speech that replaces the name of a thing with the name of something else with which it is closely associated. http://literarydevices.net/metonymy/ Antinomy \an-ˈti-nə-mē\ 1:  a contradiction between two apparently equally valid principles or between inferences correctly drawn from such principles …

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Aug 11

Lead From Where You Are And With All That You Have (Lolly Daskal)

http://www.lollydaskal.com/leadership/lead-from-where-you-are-and-with-all-that-you-have/ Themes: (other) people, communication, connecting, dialogue quote: How many times have you heard yourself say If only I had the right role … the right job … the right business … the right opportunity, then I would step into my leadership. But that role, position, opportunity, or business may never come along. So when …

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Aug 08

Needs to be the Big Four: Four Things Ministry Leaders Should Invest In

http://www.harvestministryteams.com/blog/2015/03/four-things-ministry-leaders-should-invest-in/

Aug 08

50 Simple but Powerful Habits to Leave Your Mark

http://www.inc.com/lolly-daskal/50-simple-ways-to-leave-your-mark.html?cid=sf01001

Aug 04

12 ways to increase your church sending capacity

http://www.harvestministryteams.com/blog/2015/08/12-ways-to-increase-your-church-sending-capacity/

Aug 01

Youth Group Mission Trip 2015

Wesley (Macomb), Savoy, and Pekin First UMC churches. July 18-25, 2015. Denver. Stayed at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood, CO. DICP Day Camp Monday: met Geogina, asst. Director. Stayed at school most of the day. Watched Lion King. Went to performing art center for voice and actions games. Tuesday: a.m. Scavenger hunt at Colorado Mills …

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