A mix of “march” and “dance.”

Lead from a Different Place by Lawrence Peers      “In a recent coaching conversation, I was impressed with how well a pastor had lined up his whole church year in advance. He had themes for each month laid out neatly in a liturgical calendar with sermon topics, scriptures, and … Read More

No Trivial Pursuits

Welcome Guest Blogger Allen McSween A number of years ago there was a popular game called Trivial Pursuits. We used to love to play it with our family at the beach. At one point they dubbed me “The Prince of Trivia”– not a very good title for a minister of … Read More


It begins with God calling Moses to the mountain. What an incredible invitation to meet God – a private encounter!*  I mean, he[Moses] was only being challenged to bring back commandments that will shape a band of runaway slaves into a community, and a nation. Lucky Moses! He waits, and … Read More

Will I ever know enough?

He’s being called the “Jeopardy villain,” but Arthur Chu of Broadview Heights, Ohio, considers himself more of a “mad genius.” The 30-year-old insurance analyst and voiceover artist has won three times since he came on the show the last week of Jan ’14. The NPR interview with Arthur Chu, 2/4/14 … Read More