I didn’t invent the term ‘blogalogue’, but I like it. I like the idea of interaction – an exchange of ideas that goes somewhere. So, it’s been good to participate with this group of guys in pondering the nature of decision making in the organic church. Look back here for the last update, here for my post from last week, and here for the final post by Neil Cole. As always, feel free to chime in with your thoughts or questions on any of the participating blogs.
This is the fourth installment in a series of blog posts that seek to speak to the topic of decision making in the organic church. It seems good, before sharing my thoughts, to briefly summarize what has been brought out so far: Continue reading
I’m a white guy from Oregon. I grew up in a small town on the Oregon coast, where the main ethnic distinction was between those of Scandinavian descent and the rest of the white people. There was one black kid in my high school, the adopted son of a white family. Continue reading
I mentioned here that I was participating with some other bloggers in a ‘blogalogue’ – a rolling conversation that is bouncing from blog to blog, and which invites inputs from other bloggers or readers. We are in week three of the experiment! Richard Jacobson led off with his video and blog post, Jon Zens followed with a blog post, and Keith Giles just posted his contribution the other day. Well, one of his contributions. He also put together a podcast last week in response to some conversation he had with John White on his blog. In addition, Steve Simms linked to a couple of posts on his blog which were germane to the conversation. I’m up next!
So, how is it going? Continue reading
NOTE: This one is just for fun. It’s written from the perspective of a child in a family with several children, but I wrote it. My children are actually budding into fine storytellers themselves, so I hope to see some of their writing on one blog or another before too long. I wrote this after my second-oldest’s birthday. Based on a true story! (Some of it might not be exactly historical.)