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Deep Word #39

2. Develop an understanding of Wesleyan theology and its influence on the practical structure and disciplines for the first Methodists. 3. Acquire knowledge of Methodist history and the formation of other Methodist denominations. 4. Explore the Wesleyan understanding of grace … Continue reading

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INTIMACY: INTERACTIONS VS PRESENCE

I thought of you when I read this quote from “The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun” by Gretchen Rubin … Continue reading

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Wisdom At An Alanon Meeting – part two

Earlier this week I attended an Alanon meeting to support a church member going for the first time. It had been quite a few years, but (just as before) the wisdom of a group of people gathered together to support … Continue reading

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Wisdom At An Alanon Meeting – part one

Earlier this week I attended an Alanon meeting to support a church member going for the first time. It had been quite a few years, but (just as before) the wisdom of a group of people gathered together to support each other under the … Continue reading

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A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON PRUNING

I’m not good with green and growing things. I’m not a gardener by nature. But I understand pruning. And I think that we need to understand it as well, because I keep hearing misinterpretations of what pruning must be like. The … Continue reading

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What is the GTD GOAL OF INBOX ZERO

How full is your inbox? This is a basic question in the Getting Things Done system of managing your work. The focus of GTD is to get clear … and this means that your inbox is empty because you have … Continue reading

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What are the best practices for getting to Inbox Zero?

Yesterbox. Collect times. Remainder Hours – the two minute rule. Quadrant Days.

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I'm a part-time pastor … how do I keep everything in balance?

Question: I’m curious. I’m a fairly new pastor, only quarter time. But, as we all know, that is only what the salary reflects, not in the time put in. I also have a full time, 8-5, Monday through Friday job. For … Continue reading

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How could I set up the GTD Buckets for Inbox Zero?

My implementation of GTD for the pastoral work involves certain steps. Throughout the week, I “capture” items and put them in a variety of Inboxes for processing. David Allen likes to refer to these sometimes as Buckets. You have one … Continue reading

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Two Kinds of To Do Lists

There are basically two kinds of to do lists. You will need both. The first kind of list is everything you need to remember to do. This is sort of a task oriented bucket list and it can be very … Continue reading

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