I recently gave a presentation on the impact individuals have on cross-organizational teamwork. The study was based on a group I work with that has members comprised of different community churches and other local organizations. The study was based on research from Roloff, Wolley, & Edmonson’s (2011) research on team learning (pp. 249-271). Three areas were addressed: learning curve, task mastery, and group processes. The … Continue reading Cross-Organizational Teamwork
Last week was busy. The first half of the week was revival services, and the last half had a wedding and funeral. The wedding was on Friday evening and the funeral on Saturday. In less than a day, I ministered in both of the significant situations that most preachers claim they were never taught about in seminary. However, regardless of the extra consideration and planning that … Continue reading Worship at a wedding and funeral?
Our congregation is concluding our spring revival services. We typically take an opportunity twice a year. These multiple services are a call to our people to set aside more time for attending corporate prayer, singing, and preaching. Revival week is a call to other individual spiritual disciplines as well. We typically do revivals in Spring and Fall. After the frigidness of winter, it is a … Continue reading God can revive us!
I have not been able to write as much as I like on the blog because of Easter week being incredibly busy at the church and preparations for a recent first-time experience. This weekend I presented an academic presentation as part of the McDonough Leadership Conference at Marietta College. It was a great honor and privilege to have this opportunity. As a requirement of my … Continue reading Giving an academic presentation.