Can you Run through Barriers?

“With your help I can advance against a TROOPL;

with my God I can scale a wall.  — Psalm 18:29

What is a “troopl”? Go with me here! I looked at that word after our missional leader prayer time this morning and it stumped me.

So, I opened a different translation. And I pulled out my reading glasses […]

2017-01-18T22:14:19+00:00January 28th, 2016|WEP Blog|Comments Off on Can you Run through Barriers?

Why do you and I need a Christian group?

Dr. Elmer Colyer taught at a gathering of United Methodists in Virginia. He describes why every Christian needs a “group” or a “family” who watches over them in love. Dr. Colyer is Professor of Historical Theology, Stanley Professor of Wesley Studies, at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary in Iowa.

Note about this video recording: You […]

2014-06-23T12:30:17+00:00June 23rd, 2014|Missional Community, WEP Blog|Comments Off on Why do you and I need a Christian group?

Missional Community Language: a primer

table group talkingWe are a multi-group & multi-location ‘church,’ who calls the groups, “Missional Communities.” Technically, one group could be one church. However, we elect to be one body with many parts.

As we offer a new way of being “church,” we also embrace and offer new language to […]

2017-01-18T22:14:23+00:00September 11th, 2013|Missional Community|Comments Off on Missional Community Language: a primer

Following God is Flexible.

We were headed for Solomons Island, figuring we’d arrive by 5:00 pm. We arrived at 8:00 am. Extra time. We met Eric, who is on an adventure to boat and hike the Eerie Canal.

God seems to have a route in mind.

Sailboat mast in cloud strewn skyWe […]

2017-01-18T22:14:24+00:00June 22nd, 2013|A Sea(see) Worthy LIfe, WEP Blog|Comments Off on Following God is Flexible.

A Life Worth Imitating

Park's Marina SignTwo days and two nights in Tangier Island waiting out stormy weather.  But Tangier is a magical place!  The people are friendly and make you feel welcome.

We’ve had lots of conversations with Mr. Parks (the marina owner).  He has a never ending supply of […]

2017-01-18T22:14:24+00:00June 21st, 2013|A Sea(see) Worthy LIfe, WEP Blog|Comments Off on A Life Worth Imitating