God the Faithful Covenant Maker

God the Faithful Covenant Maker

There are times when I’m reading the bible (especially the old testament) that my only response is “What?”  I mean, I read the words but for whatever reason they don’t compute. I know I’m not alone in this… It happened when I was reading this passage about Abram...
Deeply Original

Deeply Original

A few weeks ago I was sitting in my office and got sucked into the Facebook vortex. After a few minutes of scrolling I ran across a video by Rob Bell. And at the end of the video he said something that has stuck with me since then. This is what he said…   “You, being...
You, Me, and the Lectionary

You, Me, and the Lectionary

A few months ago Diana talked about Lectio Devina as a spiritual practice and encouraged those of us that are more visual to google ‘bible art journaling’.  As the director/editor of CovChurchPIM I got to google it first when Diana first sent the article in.  After...
Rule of Life

Rule of Life

So, there was this one time at Midwinter back in January where I saw Diana Shiflett.  If you haven’t met her she’s awesome.  And we started talking about the next blog post for this blog and she comes up with the brilliant idea to make a video of her post...
Financial Peace is Coming!

Financial Peace is Coming!

Money. What was your first reaction? Did your chest tighten? Maybe you groaned a little inside… I don’t expect very many people to say “woo-hoo I’ve got that nailed!” As ministers and folks headed into ministry the theme seems more like “yes, I need more of it”. But,...