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Being non-anxious in an age of anxiety

Rev. Clay Nelson

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Rev. clay Nelson © 11 June 2017

Last week I spoke of my vision for us to become, individually and as a congregation, servant leaders.

As a reminder, Robert Greenleaf, who coined the term servant leadership, describes it as “The servant-leader is servant first… It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead. That person is sharply different from one who is leader first, perhaps because of the need to assuage an unusual power drive or to acquire material possessions… Continue reading Being non-anxious in an age of anxiety

A Vision of Our Future

Rev. Clay Nelson

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Rev. clay Nelson © 4 June 2017

I am not a fan of turning nouns into verbs. So, I have an internal resistance to using the word visioning, but I know it describes a distinct reality. Before beginning a test I’m sure the All Blacks spend some time visioning on how they will make their winning tries. Continue reading A Vision of Our Future