Originally posted on The Presbyterian Leader on June 14, 2012 . . . Growing up, I used to hang out with my dad at the airport. This wasn’t the… Read more “Building a Plane While Flying”
How to Integrate Worship in Meetings
“But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” (Isaiah… Read more “How to Integrate Worship in Meetings”
What Came First – the Mentor or the Mentee?
Originally posted on The Presbyterian Leader on May 30, 2012 . . . Last week, I was at the Korean-American Clergywomen Conference at San Francisco Theological Seminary. For the… Read more “What Came First – the Mentor or the Mentee?”
A Moderator’s Instruction Manual
Originally posted on The Presbyterian Leader on May 17, 2012 . . . Depending on your presbytery, the job of the moderator can vary. However, we are… Read more “A Moderator’s Instruction Manual”
The Accidental Leader
Originally posted on The Presbyterian Leader on May 3, 2012 I call myself an accidental leader, not because I don’t feel that I possess the necessary skills,… Read more “The Accidental Leader”
Urban Ministry: Making the Switch
It seems that parish ministry is a challenging line of work these days, whether you are in a rural, suburban, or urban context. Parish ministry gets even… Read more “Urban Ministry: Making the Switch”
What If Churches Were Missional Outposts?
In March, we were able to hold our 2nd Urban Legacy Gathering, where twenty-two San Francisco PCUSA churches gathered together. This time we were able to gather… Read more “What If Churches Were Missional Outposts?”
How to Shape Conversations in the 21st Century? Part III
At the Next conference, I shared about a gathering where we gathered the 22 churches in San Francisco to see how we could better partner with one… Read more “How to Shape Conversations in the 21st Century? Part III”
Is There a Different Way to Do Presbytery Meetings?
I began my moderator year for the Presbytery of San Francisco January of this year. My focus for this year is to change the way we meet… Read more “Is There a Different Way to Do Presbytery Meetings?”
United We Stand, Divided We Fall
22“No!” the other woman shouted. “He was your son. My baby is alive!” “The dead baby is yours,” the first woman yelled. “Mine is alive!” They argued back and… Read more “United We Stand, Divided We Fall”