Far too often in my life, I have wondered what God was calling me to and spent hours trying to read into what I thought were signs and possibilities. More often than not, this resulted in paralysis by analysis, and I didn’t move. Last night one of my youth group students asked about hearing God’s Read more about Breadcrumbs[…]
As I mentioned before I am bivocational. I work a full-time day job and I work part-time at my church, then, in my spare time, I work on church planting. There is an interesting balance between secular work and church work, especially when it comes to the type of work that I do. My new Read more about Pride and Humility[…]
I have given a lot of thought to my personal brand lately. I am a big fan of Gary Vaynerchuk and his words of wisdom when it comes to building a brand and a business through social media. This type of advice would have been great back when I was making comics or running my Read more about My Brand is His Brand[…]
What does it mean to be a bivocational pastor? Well, in a nutshell, a bivocational pastor is a pastor with a second job or secondary source of income. Bivocational pastors perform their church duties, and they work another job as well. Bivocational is me. Actually, I’d be tri-vocational or possibly even quad-vocational but that’s for Read more about Bivocational[…]
RSVP here One of my jobs at the church is to lead our Young Adults Ministry called The Cove. The Cove as we have done it thus far is changing. We have been operating as a small group focused on Bible Study and discussion, but the people have spoken and we’re shifting gears to a Read more about The Cove[…]
A quick word about an experience that I had this morning.
Tonight in my church leadership class we were asked to craft a personal mission statement. I’d done this before when reading The Path, but tonight’s exercise was good too. Though this version is wordier, but I like it. Here it is: I am a flawed but forgiven person called to serve the Lord and lead Read more about Personal Mission Statement[…]
I posted this on Facebook today with the picture above. It is a rant no doubt, but it is something that I felt needed to be said. To all of my ignorant friends who generalize blacks, the poor, urban communities, etc. I am black, my family has been poor, and I come from those urban Read more about Content of Our Character[…]