Fall 2009

Fall is a wonderful time here with the Turpin Tribe in East Tennessee.It is at this point that I typically come to the end of my busy travel season, and the teaching part of my ministry at the seminary picks up speed.This is also a time for planning ou…

Burnout

Have you ever had a really, really bad day? I know, that’s like asking if you’ve ever been bitten by a mosquito or had a flat tire. We’ve all had days we wish never happened. I had one of those days this past Sunday. We had just come out of a string of…

Impressions from Leadership Conference in Hungary

We have just concluded the leadership conference for our denomination in Central and Eastern Europe. The meeting was held October 7-11, in Hajduszoboszlo, Hungary which is only 30 km from the university town of Debrecen.This year’s conference had three major highlights.Our guest speaker was Dr. Fred Garmon, president of "People for Care and Learning". As I have noted in earlier blog posts, Fred

Are You A Christian Hipster?

FROM TROYHAMBY.COM I got this from mondaymorninginsight.com. I think I scored about a 70% that I am a Christian hipster. Are you a ‘Christian Hipster’? Do you consider yourself a ‘cool’ Christian? See if you qualify… Do you like? Christian hipsters like music, movies, and books that are well-respected by their respective artistic communities—Christian or […]