Monthly Archives: October 2012

“Keeping and Honoring Our Word” Mini-Retreat, Part 2

On Saturday, October 20, our Ridder Team held our second mini-retreat (8:30-noon) of the Fall for our Ministry Team Leaders.  In this retreat, we reviewed the content from the first retreat to make sure the content sunk in.  Then, we moved on to what we call the “workability conversation.”  This conversation is about how systems keep and honor their […]

Learning to Love

Recently, I heard this quote from Martin Luther King, Jr., given in a sermon (on Loving Our Enemies) at Christmas, 1957.  He wrote it from Jail.  we must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.  Lately, I have found […]