This week was a real challenge for training but I saw some real breakthroughs. The family had the flu pretty bad last week and it threw me off big time in the middle of the week. Sleep deprivation isn't good for training. Needless to say I got my mileage in this week.Sunday:I ran 2.5 miles … Continue reading Half Marathon Training week 2
POTTENGER FAMILY NEWS - ISSUE 9 JANUARY Praise the Lord! -For safe travels to Kenya and that all our luggage made it! -For helping us through this ﬁrst transition, and helping us settle! -For providing a special lady (Joyce) to help with Kenya Grace while we are in school! Please Pray For... -Alert minds to … Continue reading Missionay Update: Pottengers
Have you seen this commercial? It is the Snuggie. When Jen and I first saw it we laughed at how cheesy it was. It reminded me of the Chia Pet commercials. Well it has become a phenomenon. USA Today has an article about it. Like it or not it is here to stay.
I have been considering taking my oldest son Caleb to Spring Training in Arizona this year because the LA Dodgers just moved training camps from Vero Beach, Florida to Chandler, Arizona. So I started doing some research and found out that the NCAA will be holding the Sweet Sixteen during the same time so I … Continue reading Frank McCourt is on Drugs!
I really believe that Isaiah 45 is the Word for Today's Church. If we will heed what it says I believe that God will do what His Word says. Isaiah 45:2 I will go before you And make the crooked places straight; I will break in pieces the gates of bronze And cut the bars … Continue reading I Will Go Before You
Lately I have been asked what my week is like by several people. My work week goes Sunday through Thursday with Friday being my day off. I will try to give you a glimpse of what goes on in a typical week:Sunday- Church ServicesMonday- Staff Prayer- Study for Sunday Message- Leadership DevelopmentTuesday- Return phone calls … Continue reading Weekly Schedule
Christianity Today puts our a Pastors Journal called Leadership. It is a quarterly review of what is working in the church. The last couple of issues have been sent to me and I have to comment. The first one that came to me was called Missional Church. This is a new term that has come … Continue reading Is It In the Worship Style?
1 Peter 4:15 But let none of you suffer... as a busybody in other people's mattersThe word busybody means troublemaker or agitator. John MacArthur suggests that Christians who get too involved in politics fall under the premise of a busybody. As I mentioned on Sunday I think it is time that Christians lay low in … Continue reading A Time to Lay Low
Here is an article about the count of people at the inauguration:(Make sure you read to the very bottom!)Obama's Million Ghost March By Mithridate Ombud (Bio | Archive) January 22, 2009 - 02:55 ET I doubt it would surprise anyone here that the media would go to their best lengths to over-estimate the number of … Continue reading Fuzzy Math?
If anyone doubts the power of Facebook then look at my last week schedule and see. Friday Jan 16th Talk on Phone with Best Friend from High School who I haven't had contact with for 20 years Tuesday Jan 20th Talk on phone with Best Man of my wedding who I had lost info on … Continue reading The Power of Facebook