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In this blog, clergy and lay leaders share helpful resources, ideas, and reflections. The topics range from soul care, to effectiveness, to practical solutions for common issues we are facing. If you have something you would like to submit to be included, please email it to Jessica Jones. We hope these articles are a blessing to you in your ministry.

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The Table Mesa: Songwriting and Bilingual Discipleship on Zoom

The Table Fellowship - Zoom

The Table Mesa is a bilingual ACNA congregation based in Jacksonville, FL that meets on Zoom with additional members joining from across states and continents. They live out their mission to disciple others by offering places for people to grow in their gifts, namely songwriting and teaching. This is their story of adapting to the restraints of COVID-19 and how God has gro...

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The Table Mesa: Songwriting and Bilingual Discipleship on Zoom

The Table Fellowship - Zoom

The Table Mesa is a bilingual ACNA congregation based in Jacksonville, FL that meets on Zoom with additional members joining from across states and continents. They live out their mission to disciple others by offering places for people to grow in their gifts, namely songwriting and teaching. This is their story of adapting to the restraints of COVID-19 and how God has gro...

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Why I Write Poetry

Henry Miller

The first poem I ever wrote didn’t rhyme. In fact, I didn’t even write it down. One day, when I was about three years old, my mom was pushing me on a swing and I said to her: When I swing, my shadow plays tag with me. Apparently she thought that was a very profound thing for me to say at that age, because she has told me that story several times since I became a...

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Why I Write Poetry

Henry Miller

The first poem I ever wrote didn’t rhyme. In fact, I didn’t even write it down. One day, when I was about three years old, my mom was pushing me on a swing and I said to her: When I swing, my shadow plays tag with me. Apparently she thought that was a very profound thing for me to say at that age, because she has told me that story several times since I became a...

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Just in Time

Ralph Heim self-portrait

My years in ocean freight transportation were an exciting time in an expanding industry that produced many “firsts.” The concept of just-in-time logistics, or “J.I.T.” as it came to be known, was one of them. It was all about having a better plan for bringing the right thing to the right place at the right time. “J.I.T.” is a good characterization for my l...

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