Monthly Archive: November 2015

Nov 24

No Debt Christmas

No Debt this Christmas should become our rally cry every year. But those crazy emotions keep getting in the way – don’t they? We all want our little Timmy or sweet Suzy to have it better than we did at Christmas. And so what happens?  We go in debt to be sure that they get …

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Nov 24

Red Cup Controversy?

After all the hoopla created by Starbucks Red Cup, I thought I might weigh in. As I begin, make no mistake, I like Starbucks! Preferably the candy tasting stuff like a nice “Venti” sized Java Chip – with extra chips of course!  BTW, what’s up with the names of sizes at this place?  More on …

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Nov 18

Why Invite Pt 1

If you attend Friendship United Methodist there may come a time when you’re tired of hearing me say “invite someone to church this week!” I got it!  Let me explain… Sometimes hearing the backstory helps make sense out of a person’s passion for “whatever.”  From the time the original disciples heard that Jesus would make …

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Nov 12

Importance of Church Partnership

A few weeks ago I wrote on the importance of Worship attendance. Today I want to follow suit and write about the importance of church partnership.  You may know it as church membership, but partnership seems to fit what it means much better. Membership seems to denote that you are part of something where you get …

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Nov 05

10 Awesome Ways to Declutter Your Home

We’ve all been there right? Who doesn’t want a clean neat space to live in? Who wouldn’t like to declutter just one room? Well while looking around the internet I found a great post about 10 Creative ways to Declutter Your Home. Instead of listing them all, head over to becomingminimalist.com and check them out …

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Nov 05

Is a Lifegroup for You?

LifeGroups?  You’ve probably heard the term before. Right? There are many great “tag lines” associated with them.  These tags almost make them irresistible…       For instance: “Because life is better in community.” “Discipleship happens better in circles not rows.” “Where real life happens.” Would you enjoy being a part of a lifeGroup?  How should …

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Nov 02

5 Leadership Hacks You Need To Know

I’m really a big believer in “Speed Learning”.  Learning from others who do something well.  Many times this occurs for me in the form of lists. So today I want you to speed learn off of me.  I’ve done the research and found this post worthwhile –  written by Cary Nieuwhof. Here are his “5 …

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Nov 02

Why People Hate Mondays

Let’s face it, many people HATE Mondays!  But, I’m not one of them but you may be. So I tried to find something with you in mind.  After a little research I found just the right article or you over at Desktime.com! Here’s a synopsis of their findings: “The most common thing employees all around …

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