Archive for October, 2008

From Wesley to Asbury: Studies in Early American Methodism by Frank Baker Durham, N.C: Duke University Press, 1976 ISBN 0822303590, 978-0822303596 “Asbury’s apologia pro vita sua was contained in ‘A Valedictory Address’ to Bishop William McKendree, dated August 5, 1813.  In this he used two important adjectives to describe Methodism as he envisioned it:  ‘apostolical’ […]

Composting maggot close-up Originally uploaded by aaronklinefelter These guys rock! They are amazing composters and processors of food and bio waste. They live in what started as a worm composting bin (but the maggots ate them out of house and home). By the way, these guys are Black Soldier Fly maggots (learn more here).  They […]

The Bish


I met the new Bishop of The Kentucky Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church today at a clergy pow-wow. Lindsey Davis is his name.  Here are some notes from the gathering: Pastoral Effectiveness evaluated by: – number of professions of faith (making disciples) – worship attendance increase Expectations – Godly character – To be […]