Month: June 2015

  • And today, I say farewell to my beloved church

    Here is a bit of what we did today as a farewell to our ministry at Camas Friends Church. “Therefore, my brothers and sisters, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, my beloved… Rejoice [Farewell] in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice […]

  • Origin Stories and Midwives of the Spirit (John 3)

    This is my last prepared message given to Camas Friends Church (June 21, 2015). “Jesus answered, “Very truly, I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God without being born of water and Spirit. What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.” (John 3:5–6 NRSV) […]

  • Convergent Model of Renewal: A Sketchnote Companion and Discussion Guide (Complete)

    Last night we finished up a six-week discussion at Camas Friends Church on my book. You can purchase “A Convergent Model of Renewal: Remixing the Quaker Tradition in a Participatory Culture” through my publisher Wipf and Stock or on Amazon (it’s more expensive there): “A Convergent Model of Renewal.” I want to share the complete “Sketchnote […]

  • Convergent Model of Renewal: Discussion Guide and Sketchnotes (Chapter 3)

    We are doing a discussion at Camas Friends Church on my book, “A Convergent Model of Renewal.” This week is chapter three, which covers what we can learn from participatory culture. I am posting the sketchnotes and  discussion questions here each week for anyone who would like to download them and use them. Feel free to […]

  • A Fantastic, Participatory, Quaker Meeting

      “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. I do not call you servants any longer, because the servant does not know […]