132Re: My new book
- Apr 29, 2001Russ,
I read your review at Amazon....well done! Does your church have a web
site? Ours is at http://www.vineyardcentral.com
--- In findingfaith@y..., "Russ Noland" <russ@c...> wrote:
> I read the book, too, Kevin...I think it's probably the best thing
> down the pike in several years now...much better than his other
> I probably feel that way because, like you, I'm a pastor...
> Russ Noland, Pastor
> Casa Linda UMC
> Dallas, TX
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: kevin@v... [mailto:kevin@v...]
> > Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2001 5:02 PM
> > To: findingfaith@y...
> > Subject: Re: My new book
> > Hi everyone,
> > My copy of A new Kind of Christian just arrived today. I read it
> > at a bookstore last week...couldn't put it down....just sat there
> > read most of the book. Now that I have a copy of my own I want to
> > back through it a little more slowly and deliberately this time.
> > Yesterday was a hard day. (I'll be brief and it DOES relate to the
> > book!). I'm a pastor and a couple that has been with us for
> > month are relocating to another state. On their way out I was
> > up a full plate of criticism....some I can learn from, some that
> > to roll off.
> > Something Brian wrote in the introduction was like a salve to an
> > wound. "When you're on a really long voyage you have to get beyond
> > asking, 'Are we there yet?' and instead start asking, "Are we
> > progress?'"
> > I was reminded that progress matters and most failures (especially
> > this transition time we live in) are just a part of that
> > progress....sometimes I feel like I'm spending a ton of time
> > what doesn't work, slowly honing in on what will. We're in a time
> > demands experimentation. It's not all clear implementation by a
> > standardized, packaged procedure.
> > To live this faithfully will require this mind set that Brian has
> > forward: progress is important....don't even worry about
> > arriving....just yet....
> > Kevin
> > --- In findingfaith@y..., briancrcc@a... wrote:
> > > Greetings, everyone -- My next book, A New Kind of Christian,
> > be out any
> > > day. We're going to welcome discussion of A New Kind of
> > here at
> > > this site too
> > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
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