Entries by Pamela_Bosworth

Setting Direction: The perspective of a leader

“Where there is no vision the people perish.” Proverbs 29:18 Setting Direction by Jim Van Yperen The perspective of a leader Churches, like nature, abhor a vacuum.  Without a common purpose, direction and vision, a congregation will wander.  A church without clear, identifiable direction is a church inviting confusion and division.  Scripture puts it this way, “Where […]

Reflection for Lent

From Christine Valters Paintner, (Abbey of the Arts) a great framework for thinking through Ash Wednesday and Lent: “The kind of fast drawing me this season isn’t leaving behind of treats like chocolate or other pleasures. This season I am being invited to fast from things like “ego-grasping” and noticing when I so desperately want […]

Moses on Management

In recent years, our culture has developed an increasing awareness of the desire for self-help, personal development and personal mentoring. Self-help books are a multimillion-dollar industry. Everyone seems to be looking for a path to change and examples for how to live their lives. For most Christians, it is no secret that the Bible is […]