Thinking Out Loud

November 13, 2013

Wednesday Link List

How to Make Thomas Kinkade Paintings Totally Awesome Very few people know this, but the Wednesday Link List is named after Art Linkletter.  The links below will all take you to Out of Ur, where the list officially resides.

The Wednesday Link Letter (see introduction) was written by Paul Wilkinson and recorded before a live audience (Paul’s wife). Read more of his work at his Anglican baptism website, Sprinkling Out Loud, or at Devotional Plagiarism 201, where only the best get borrowed.

April 26, 2012

Ethnic Church Job Vacancy: Nobody Speaks The Language

Filed under: ministry — Tags: , , , — paulthinkingoutloud @ 6:06 am

 NIV Rom 10:14 How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them?

I guess one of the challenges of being an ethnically identified church is that finding a pastor who actually speaks the language somewhat narrows the field of candidates:

After a fruitless 11-month search, Canada’s last remaining Welsh church is finding it harder than expected to find a minister who can speak Welsh.

“It’s a very shallow pond,” said Betty Cullingworth, a member of the congregation at Dewi Sant Welsh United Church, North America’s only Welsh-language church, in north Toronto.

Welsh is only spoken by an estimated 750,000 people worldwide, putting it roughly in the same realm as Esperanto and certain dialects of Swahili…

…continue reading at Holy Post (National Post)

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