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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 12. The Big Rocks

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 12. The Big Rocks
A story in First Things First describes a lesson about the use of time. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 11. Obedience

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 11. Obedience
The Christian year provokes us to reflection upon many key words that shape our faith. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 10. “An Especial Care”

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 10. “An Especial Care” How did the notion of conferring together (Conference!) begin for United Methodists? Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 9. Pruning for Growth

ember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 9. Pruning for Growth
While teaching in a congregation, I recounted scriptures about fruitfulness: vines, branches, seedtime, harvest, soils, vineyards, trees, fruits. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 8. Where Did It Come From?

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 8. Where Did It Come From?
The COB and the CT commissioned the TWR from which the CTA was derived. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 7. Forty Days

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation
Day 7. Forty Days
A lot can change in forty days. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 6. It Takes What It Takes

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation
6. It Takes What It Takes
I recently listened to a podcast interview with a Catholic priest whose ministry focuses on young people involved in urban gangs. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 5. Praying Hands and Dirty Fingernails

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation
5. Praying Hands and Dirty Fingernails
John Wesley modeled acts of piety and acts of mercy, and taught that both are essential to our life in Christ. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 4. The Challenge of the Ages

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation
4. The Challenge of the Ages
Some time ago, National Geographic magazine included a poster of the most typical human being on earth, a composite representation that interweaves physical features of the single largest demographic niche. Continue reading

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Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation – Day 3. Four Thousand Shalls

Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation
Day 3. Four Thousand Shalls
Gordon MacKenzie has written a delightful and compelling book on organizations titled Orbiting the Giant Hairball. Continue reading

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