Procrastinating Processing Prose Pertaining to Proscratination

Posted by nbarnes on October 8, 2009 in Books and Reading, My Life, Pseudo-Psychology |

Lately, I’ve been struggling more than usual with the problem of procrastination.  I have big plans, and ideas, task lists, and dreams, but I just can’t seem to get them done.  It’s as if there’s always something else that needs doing, or that gets my attention.  It feels a bit like high school again, when […]


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Malls, Beaches and Thrift Stores: Preaching Part 2

Posted by nbarnes on July 14, 2009 in Practical Advice on Faith |

Today is a sermon prep day, or at least that what it says on my iCal page. Actually, what it says, inside the big green block, is “Sermon Prep, Study and Reading.”


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Preaching the ADHD Way

Posted by nbarnes on July 10, 2009 in Books and Reading, My Life, Practical Advice on Faith |

I have come to see my ADHD as a blessing when it comes to preparing messages, and gaining a different perspective on what the scriptures are trying to communicate. Some of my most profound messages have come about as I chased a rabbit down yet another trail led by my distracted brain, only to find a beautiful paradise of understanding at the end of the trail.


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Waiting At The Gate

Posted by nbarnes on June 16, 2009 in Pseudo-Psychology |

You can tell a lot about people by the way they behave while waiting for a plane.


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My Expression of Church

Posted by nbarnes on April 25, 2009 in Books and Reading, Church |

So I’m sitting on a plane reading the new book by Alan Hirsch and Michael Frost called “ReJesus” and I started thinking that from time to time I would like to describe to you the expression of church that I am a part of.  I should be honest and tell you that I hesitate to […]


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