Oh Yes He Did! – The Fount Account

Yesterday, Sunday, October 8th, I preached a sermon titled “Oh No He Di’n’t!”, having the congregation shout out the title whenever I said something that Jesus clearly did not say. It was fun, because it gave us the opportunity to play a little. But the problem is not fun; it...

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The Rest of God – The Fount Account

Last week I was blessed to spend my annual “week-away” retreat. This year, I went to the Mary & Joseph Retreat Center in Rancho Palos Verdes, overlooking the LA basin from 1200 feet. It was beautiful, cool, and conducive to what my soul needed: to rest, rejuvenate and restore. I...

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Keeping On – The Fount Account

Last week was a really busy week with a lot of press coverage of our disaffiliation plight and follow-up contacts. This week, I’m hoping things will quiet down somewhat. It is good to have publicity and perhaps add some pressure to our annual conference to negotiate an exit route that...

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Change Your Metrics – The Fount Account

We’ve been unpacking some lessons learned from planting a church within the Disney (World) employees by Steven Barr, the founder of “Cast Member Church”. You can read the entire article here: Five Lessons Learned From a Church Embedded in The Walt Disney Company – Fresh Expressions So far we’ve looks...

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The Fount Account – Planting Jesus

I read an article recently by Steven Barr. He and his wife, Lucia, planted the Cast Member Church at Walt Disney World 11 years ago, which has expanded to six continents and reaches thousands of people, all employees (“cast members”) of the Walt Disney Company. The article gives five things...

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Remembering Our Baptisms

This Sunday, January 8th, we will be observing Epiphany/Baptism of the Lord Sunday. As part of our observance, we will be engaging in the Wesleyan ritual of “Remembering Our Baptism”. To make this interesting, we are encouraging The Fount members to look up the date of their baptisms and come...

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November WCA Prayer Guide

November: The Way to Christian Perfection By Kevin M. Watson   John Wesley could remember a time before Methodism existed. He witnessed the beginnings of the Methodist movement, where the Holy Spirit moved in powerful, surprising, and at times, even indescribable ways. If at the end of his life, John...

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