Seminary ruined me

I’m grateful for my time at Perkins.  Of all that I studied in seminary, most valuable was learning how much I had been relying on my personality in ministry.  Before, I don’t think I was challenging people to live faithfully; I was getting by on being energetic and having a big mouth.  Perkins prepared me to move beyond my comfort level as a leader and use other gifts I have to serve the church.  Yes, seminary ruined…..

If you’ve ever recieved a bad gift

Gifts abound! The holiday season often equates to a gift-giving frenzy.  We like recieving gifts from family, friends, church family, coworkers and neighbors.  Until we don’t.  If you’ve ever recieved what some might call a bad gift, you know what I’m talking about.  It’s Christmas; so, we don’t want to be rude. That’s why I’ve compiled the top 10 things to say when we receive a not-so-good gift: 10: Oh, that’s unique. 9: I’ve never…..