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The Sermonator?

So, it’s almost 2:00 AM on a Sunday and I’m still awake. I’ve been wrestling with sermons over the coming weeks and am a bit frustrated. Normally I try to prepare my sermons some time in advance just in case … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 12:59 pm

CORE Christianity

I have come to really enjoy trees over the past few years. My wife has helped me take notice of this beautiful part of creation in its varied forms. As fall approaches, I’m sure most of you will look at … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 6:43 pm

Celebrationism

Recently, I’ve heard Leonard Sweet ask two different groups, “In 2017, should we celebrate the birth of Protestantism or its death?” Here are my thoughts after a lengthy tour of colleges in Cambridge which were founded by Christians advocating learning … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 10:56 pm

#40daywalk

Lent is not too far behind us and we are in the midst of the Easter Season. It’s quite an interesting time because the Bishop of the Memphis Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, Bill McAlilly, has called us … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 4:10 pm

You Can Have Facebook and Eat Cake Too

Ministry and Community in a Digital Age   What I’m about to share with you brings me both joy and sadness. Joy in the story I’m sharing and sadness because it still needs to be shared. For the last few … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 11:30 am

The Eight Days of Easter

  On the first day of Holy Week, our true Lord began His Triumphal Entry. (Luke 19:28-44) On the second day of Holy Week, our true Lord made the sellers in the Temple flee. (Luke 19:45-46) On the third day … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 3:19 pm

Osmosis and Kenosis

Recently, I have been reading quite a few books on leadership for my doctoral program. It’s been quite interesting as I have been to leadership conferences over the years as well as read a number of books and articles on … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 12:30 pm

Just keep Babel’ing on….

I recently read a short blurb on Twitter which mentioned how important it is for religious leaders to use social media because, if you’re not online, you don’t exist to anyone under thirty. This reminded me of a discussion I … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 11:55 am

Pears in a Bottle

After a recent conversation with my mentor, Leonard Sweet, I began to meditate on the idea of pears in a bottle. Many of you may have seen these videos or photos around the internet but, in case you haven’t, here … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 5:31 pm

40 Days of Twitter

To be honest, this post isn’t really 40 days of Twitter. However, it is the top tweets I’ve retweeted over the last 40 days. I thought it would be interesting, while battling this horrible sinus and ear infection, to do … Continue reading

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