Tag: experience

  • Dip your toe in the river

    Create in me a pure heart, O God,     and renew a steadfast spirit within me.  Do not cast me from your presence     or take your Holy Spirit from me.  Restore to me the joy of your salvation     and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me. Psalm 51:10-12 The river of God’s activity is real. […]

  • If Sunday morning is about teaching…

    Then how are you measuring what people are learning? As a youth worker I’m always aware of leakage in my teaching. That is, the difference between what I am teaching and what learners are learning. There is a naughty little educational word called “retention” we need to deal with. If there isn’t, what is the […]

  • Seeking Euphoria

    Have you ever wondered what people are looking for? Every day I read about my friends who are: Climbing mountains Taking kids to camp/retreats Going on mission trips (guilty, as charged) Going to the desert to be alone Moving from one church to another Changing careers Reading books or writing books Going to concerts On […]

  • 5 Tech Trends to Watch in 2010

    What’s going to be the next cool thing? Of course, I can’t predict the future. But I can see some technologies that are just on the edge of getting to the masses which I think will be game changers in 2010. All are just a price-point change away from radically changing the way we interact […]

  • The Double Edged Sword of Awe

    We are all born with a desire for religious experience. God made us this way. Each of us has had experiences in which the only description of our emotions is awe. These are intimate moments between you and God, a person, or a even location or event. While God intended for this awe to be […]