Month: May 2011

Notes From The Pastor’s Office VIDEO BLOG #2

On Sunday, May 29th, I finished my sermon–entitled “Overcoming Tribulation”–with a song by Kirk Franklin. It is called Blessing in the Storm and I played the guitar as accompaniment. The guitar was not an actual guitar, but my iPad 2. It is the song that speaks to me the most when I’m “goin’ through.”. I

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Don’t Forget the “Notes” Subscription Contest!

There still 19 autographed Memorial Day KUMC bulletins to be won.  Just subscribe to my blog to WIN! The first winner, Eric Allman, had this to say : I’m speechless! Did you hear that? You could be next! SIGN UP TODAY!

Where Do You Go For Religious News?

I have told you of my preference for the Religion section of The Huffington Post, but I want to know about other places to get news of a religious bent. A blogger such as myself needs to have a plethora of sources from which to glean content. I NEED YOUR HELP! Leave your comments, suggestions

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Notes From The Pastor’s Office VIDEO BLOG #1

Here is the first installment of the video version of my blog! I reference this article from the Huffington Post about Mark Burnett’s new project The Bible. Enjoy!

SERMON FODDER: Above Reproach

The scripture I am preaching on this week is the lectionary epistle 1 Peter 3:13-22. The letter is addressed to Christians in Asia Minor (modern day Turkey) who are suffering. Now, this doesn’t necessarily mean they are suffering from the vast Roman persecution of Christians–though that is present during this time in that geographical location–but

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Sign Up & Win An Autographed Copy Of…

Announcing the “Notes From The Pastor’s Office” Blog Subscription Contest! The first 20 people who subscribe to NFTPO will receive an autographed copy of the Kewanna UMC bulletin from Memorial Day Weekend! I am notified by email when someone subscribes to the blog. You will be notified by email when it has been verified you

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Congratulations, Eric Allman!

You are my first subscriber! You shall be the first recipient of the prize being announced in my next post! Thanks for subscribing!

My Newsletter Article for June 2011

I will be posting my newsletter article each month. Some of it will be specific to the Kewanna UMC, but much of it will be of universal application. Do enjoy! How do we get more people here? There are plenty of people ready and willing to help you answer that question–most of whom are trying

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@spookypastor & doubt

I read a great article from @spookypastor–a Huffington Post Religion contributor–on faith and doubt. I have always thought doubt was a welcome companion to faith. Rev. Jonathan Weyer ends his argument with this: As I read through the biblical discussion of doubt, I realized how much the Bible really does describe reality, especially the reality

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VIDEO: An episode of the old incarnation of “Notes”

The title for this blog–“Notes From The Pastor’s Office”–comes from an old web show I did a couple of years ago. The production value was high, which made it difficult for me to keep up with it. My goal with this blog is to bring back the video version of my old web show. It

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