Tag archives for University Presbyterian Church

  1. The Discussion Continues

    After church today, several people asked me if it was my blog that Pastor George Hinman had referenced in receiving over 13,000 hits in matter of days. Unfortunately, my blog only gets around 600 hits a day. However, I have noticed that my blog does get a fair amount of hits from people searching for…

  2. Divergence with Hope

    Events of the last few weeks, and in fact, the last few months have left me feeling uncertain at best about the church I grew up in as a kid and decided to return to as an adult after college. While I can see the path that has been laid out before us, I am…

  3. YMM Root Cause Analysis

    A few weeks ago, I was invited to participate in a Planning Meeting for YMM: UPC Senior Staff have asked a team from the Human Resources Committee to look at the current situation in the YMM Department from an HR perspective and make recommendations for a framework to move toward near-term resolution of key issues…

  4. Going Back To Haiti

    In case you didn’t know, I’m going back to Haiti and leaving in just over two weeks! I wanted to share with you my support letter and ask that you consider partnering with me or directly with Haiti: Dear Friends, Just over a year ago, I had an amazing opportunity to go on a mission…

  5. Prayer of Confession

    We’ve been praying this confession at church recently, and I’ve really liked it…perhaps because it’s so true in my life. So I pray this confession: You asked for my hands, that you might use them for your purpose. I gave them for a moment, then withdrew them, for the work was hard. You asked for…

  6. A Haiti Followup

    It’s hard to believe I was in Haiti only seven months ago. It’s a weird dichotomy of feeling like time has been going both very fast and very slow, all at once. YouTube finally decided to allow uploads greater than 10 minutes, so I thought I’d share a video slide show I put together1. Click…

  7. Passion: The Intersection of Communication and Intent

    The PNC1 nominated Jason Santos as the next YMM2 Associate Pastor. Last Tuesday (a week ago yesterday), Session allowed the nominee to proceed for a vote. Session wanted to hold the vote last Sunday (i.e. three days ago) because UPC was already having a town meeting and it would be simple enough to vote on…

  8. On a Mission For God in Haiti

    I will be sending out letters later this week, but I wanted to provide an update on my plans now!

    Dear Friends,

    It is with great excitement that I write to you about this next step in life. As you know, I graduated this past May from the…