eNote Archive

Friday, October 16, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,

I want to share a few pictures with you today, but first I want to thank you. Last weekend as we celebrated the 25th anniversary of our founding, you presented LaVon and me with the gift of a stained...

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Friday, September 25, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,

This weekend we bring to a conclusion our series of sermons on Searching for Truth in which we’ve been examining the Apostles’ Creed. My focus this weekend is the question of our mortality...

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Friday, September 18, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,

This is going to be a big weekend at Resurrection as we kick off our Give Back 25 Serve Campaign. In the 25 days leading up to our 25th Anniversary we are going to celebrate by giving back to our...

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Friday, September 11, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,

Today marks the 14th anniversary of the tragic events we simply call 9/11. 2,977 people died on that day as a result of the terrorist attack on America. I’d invite you to pause for one minute...

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Friday, September 04, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,

I hope this note finds you doing great today. I want to tell you about some exciting things coming up in the next month here at Resurrection.

If you are in town this weekend, don’t miss...

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Friday, August 28, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,   Everyday as I watch the news there are clear reminders that in addition to the beauty and goodness in our world, there is brokenness and pain. Wednesday’s murder of a reporter and...

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Friday, August 21, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,   This morning as I sat down to write my e-note I had a FaceTime call with my granddaughter, Stella, as she was on her way to day care. She looked into the phone, saw my face, got a big grin and,...

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Friday, August 14, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,   I can’t wait to be back in worship this weekend as we kick off Fall at Resurrection. Our children will move up a grade, our choirs will be back from vacations and I will begin a new...

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Friday, August 07, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,

As I write this I am in England leading 47 pastors and their spouses on the same trip I was leading our people on last week, retracing the life of John Wesley and the beginnings of Methodism. These...

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,   I’ve been in England this week with 14 Resurrection high school youth and college students, 11 seminary students and 50 of our members to retrace the steps of John Wesley and the...

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,   This weekend we kick off a new sermon series on the Gospel in Film. We’re taking three current films, and looking for how they illustrate truths in scripture. It’s going to be great...

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Friday, July 17, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,   This has been a great week at Resurrection. We’ve hosted over 130 young pastors, including high school, college and seminary students from across the US attending the Young...

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Friday, July 10, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,   I’ve been back at work this week, beginning with a retreat with our executive staff on Monday and Tuesday, then back in the office the rest of the week. I’m looking forward to being...

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Friday, July 03, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,  Happy 4th of July!  Tomorrow we celebrate our nation’s birth and independence.  Just a reminder, the church offices are closed today for the 4th of July holiday.  As you...

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family, 

LaVon and I are on vacation this week, but I’ve been watching the news as the Supreme Court issued its ruling regarding same-sex marriage this morning. I am preparing a blog that I’ll...

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Friday, June 19, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family,

As I write this note I am praying once again for the members of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. I am preparing a letter today from our congregation...

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Friday, June 12, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family, I’m writing from Daytona Beach where I am speaking today to 2,000 pastors and church leaders from the United Methodist churches of the Florida Annual Conference. This is the last of the annual...

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Friday, June 05, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family, 33 years ago today LaVon and I were married. How profoundly grateful I am for the love and partnership we have shared over these years. She is my closest companion and my dearest friend. There have...

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Friday, May 29, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family, I hope you are staying dry on this soggy Friday! This week has been a great beginning to our summer at Resurrection. We had 19 college students join our staff as summer interns. These are some of...

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Friday, May 22, 2015

Dear Resurrection Family, I hope you are doing well as we begin this Memorial Day Weekend! If you are in town, you’ll not want to miss worship this weekend. We have a very special guest at Leawood’s Sunday 9,...

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