Notes from the leadership journey!

Visionary Leadership :: Day 1

Wow! Where to start! It’s been a great day. The weather was great even though we spent much of the day indoors. And although a cold front moved in for the week, the 60 degrees (not to mention the sunshine!) we had today was a lot higher than the 37 degrees back in PA! (Each…

New Beginnings: The Prodigal

Luke 15.11-32 This is a team message with all four of the lay speakers of the Charge participating. Ruth: the prodigal (the younger son); Ken: the father; Jeff, the elder son; and Jay, the servant. I am bringing the conclusion and that is what follows. Maybe you resonate with one of the four characters of…

New Beginnings: Help Wanted, Apply Within

Matthew 9.35-38Matthew 10.1-8 (ff) The NeedThis is Super Bowl Sunday and as I have been out and about there are a lot of people out there suffering from Steeler-mania. The billboards sport the slogan, “Go Steelers!” People are dressed in their Steeler jerseys, from Emergency Room workers to little ole grannies in Sam’s Club. It…

Scouting Report

Tonight was our “information sharing” meeting where our Exploratory Team (“scouts”) presented their report after months of prayer, discussion, and data gathering. Essentially, they are recommending that our three churches unite as one congregation. The presentation came together at the last minute (though we’ve been working on it for a while). Our scouts did an…