Archive | October, 2008

15 October 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Catalyst Speakers – Day 1

So here are some notes from the first full day of speakers at the Catalyst conference for you.  Not at all exhaustive, but just some quotes and ideas from some of the presenters. Andy Stanley Andy started off the conference by speaking on moral authority out of Nehemiah 5:6-18.  Nehemiah was able to lead the […]

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14 October 2008 ~ 5 Comments

Catalyst Day 1 – Prelude


So I will catch up on some Catalyst posts this weak so hopefully you can glean a little of the knowledge, inspiration, and encouragement we did last week.  However, the report wouldn’t be complete without the morning prelude to the day.  The accident in our rental car. However, I will say I can feel a […]

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13 October 2008 ~ 0 Comments

New CLC Blogger Alert

Just thought you should all know that our new youth pastor, Brandon, has joined the real blogosphere.  (He used to blog on MySpace.  That doesn’t count.) So go check out his blog and encourage him to keep it up!

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09 October 2008 ~ 2 Comments

Reflections From Catalyst – Day One

Day one of the official Catalyst conference is over.  Again it's late.  My notes are in the car, and it would take too long anyway.  I'll try to post session notes tomorrow morning if I have time.  But in the meantime, allow me to share some of my personal journey over the last 24 hours […]

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09 October 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Connecting With Bloggers At Catalyst

When I go to a conference, the content is actually only a very small part of why I like to be there.  My primary desire is to network, meet new people, and reconnect with old friends/ministry compadres.  Yesterday I had some great connections with several bloggers. The highlight had to be getting a little face […]

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08 October 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Catalyst Labs

It’s almost 2am. I have to be at Catalyst in like 5 hours. I should go to bed. But I’m in the lobby of the Hilton.  So instead I’ll share some quick highlights from my day at the labs and then go to bed. Ed Stetzer One of the sessions I checked out was Ed […]

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08 October 2008 ~ 7 Comments

Worship Oddities

OK. let me preface this by saying, I guess I can see how someone might enjoy this experience.  But I stumbled across this video last week and honestly, this worship experience just seems ODD to me: That being said, I imagine I have probably done a thing or two in my time as a worship […]

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07 October 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Headin To The ATL

Been wanting to go to Catalyst for quite a while now.  This year I get to go for the first time.  In just over 3 hours I’ll leave with Ed and Brandon to catch a plane in San Francisco.  in the next 3 hours, I still have to pack and get a bunch of work […]

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06 October 2008 ~ 7 Comments

RSS Observations

Early on in the process of blogging I learned of an RSS reader.  If you don't know what that is, all you need to know for starters is you need one.  It changed my virtual life.  I've stuck with Bloglines for the past several years, but alas, this weekend I switched.  I decided to move […]

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02 October 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Water World Poverty

Most of you probably know that Santa Cruz has a very high homeless population.  Homeless downtown.  Homeless up in the mountains. But what you probably wouldn’t guess or expect is homeless people in the ocean! This past summer at Lipert‘s birthday party we met this guy: If I remember correctly, he made that boat himself. […]

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