The great temptation of power is control, and the great consequence of control is lack of relationship. The reason that intimacy is so difficult in ministry is you’re not in control—you’re in relationship. You have to enter a person’s life and they have to enter yours. The minute you start
The Scout Law A Scout Is: Trustworthy Loyal Helpful Friendly Courteous Kind Obedient Cheerful Thrifty Brave Clean Reverent Several years ago I asked my scouts which one of these words is most important. Hands flew up, “Reverent!” several shouted. I told them no. Then one-by-one they guessed at each of
I had the opportunity this weekend to spend time with three missionary families. Each of these families serve God in unique ways in different areas of the world. Each faces their own specific challenges and have adapted their ministry model to best fit the situation they are in. One serves
Wordle! is a cool tool that will analyze your blog or other webpage and build a colorful, fun tag cloud. You can edit colors, layout, font and remove words that you don’t want to include. Check it out at http://www.wordle.net. Below is the Wordle of my Linked In profile (www.linkedin.com/in/johnkjennings).
Last year at this time I was at the beginning of a new stage of my career. After an unexpected layoff and the first time not being employeed in nearly a quarter-century, I found myself in an unfamiliar place. I had spent my entire career working in IT shops of