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Showing posts from June, 2007

Beyond our normal margins

Here are two interesting articles that I've read recently.

The first is by Scott McKnight
Getting the Gospel Right

The second is an interview with Shane Claiborne
Dish Water, Smart Bombs, and Life Together

I want to re-read both of these. There's some good stuff here. Some stuff I'm not sure I agree with and some stuff that I know we've been missing for a while. What do you think?

Colorado 2.0

I'm well into my third week here at 8,010 feet in beautiful Estes Park, CO. I often find it hard to grasp that this is part of my full-time job. Not because I don't work, but because it is taking a great paradigm shift in my mind to see that what I get to do is "work." So often, I worship at the altar of efficiency and productivity, but you can't use those metrics when you are in a relational-oriented career!

As this blog post title suggests, this is my second version of being in Colorado for GCM's leadership training program. Version 2.0 has an entirely different look, because I am not a student anymore. When I reflect on what I learned two years ago, I remember that I learned a great deal about distractions. And goal setting. Relationship building. Prayer. Scripture meditation. Leading. And sharing my faith in Christ. But that was just the beginning. What does v2.0 have in store?

Already, I am discovering that God would be pleased if I learn more about servan…