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The Vulnerable Pastor

    In thinking about what I would write so as to update all my friends and followers, I wanted to publish a blog post entitled “The Myth of the Super Pastor.” After I was two pages in, I realized … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 8:55 pm

Goodnight, Sweetheart, It’s Time to Go

The Pastor’s Corner   When Jennifer and I were dating so many years ago, I used to drop her off at her dorm room with this snippet from a song many of are probably familiar with:   Goodnight, sweetheart, well, … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 8:39 pm

The Theology of Frankenstein

I have been asked the question, “Why would you, as a minister, share stories like this? Why tell such things and talk about the theology of Monsters?” One of the reasons to do this is found in these words from … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 4:52 pm

#UMACscorecard Are you serious?

Hi! Your friendly, neighborhood Geekpreacher here. United Methodist Churches around America are about to start meeting for business and, like most business meetings, it can be boring and frustrating. I’m sure there will be arguments about finances, sexuality, and a … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 6:07 pm

The Geekpreacher Week In Review

Recently, I’ve had a conversation with a colleague on how a minister spends their time. I’ve also had others ask me similar questions. So, how does a geekpreacher spend his week? Let’s take a look at last week and see. … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 1:46 pm

Fruitfulness

I recently received a message about evaluating fruitfulness in one’s ministry and this is an area I’ve thought about over the years. As I thought over it, I realized I could point to some wonderful speaking engagements over the years … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 2:57 pm

Running all over creation…

I recently posted this on Facebook and my wife said I should post it on my blog so here goes…. Prayers needed. Tomorrow is Sunday and I will be running over all creation today to help a friend. Plus, my … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 10:27 pm

The Biggest Problem Facing the United Methodist Church

The title of today’s blog is based off a question recently asked by our Bishop in the Memphis Annual Conference of the UMC. This is not my usual geeky fair. The following is a mixture of thoughts I’ve recently put … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 7:44 pm

A Thankful, Playful Life

What am I thankful for? I’m thankful I forgot to check the mail yesterday. I walked down to the mailbox before leaving for my mother-in- law’s house for our yearly feast and found an advance copy of The Well-Played Life … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 6:37 pm

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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