In the blogosphere, community is everything. “Notes from the Trail” is hosted on its own server. Many bloggers have found more interaction and followers by moving to a hosted blog on the Wordpress.com service.
I spent the first week days of 2017 at the 20th anniversary of Passion. 55,000 students gathered to worship and seek God together at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. It was surreal to worship with another generation of students, as a pastor, in a different state and reflect on how God has impacted my life through this movement and ministry with collegians. Here are a few thoughts.
Here are the Top 10 posts on my blog from 2016, based on web traffic. I hope you enjoyed them. If you missed one, click and read. And if one that you liked more didn’t make the list, browse the archives and let me know which one you vote for as a top post!
The 2016 Belk Bowl matchup between Arkansas and Virginia Tech features my two favorite college teams! Of course, we are going! Woooooooo pig sooooooieee.. And maybe I’ll even do the Hokie Pokie too.
“Nuff said” is a collection of saved entries from across the interwebs. Here are some interesting, provocative and fun things for your reading and viewing. This entry is devoted to blogging or content creation or better yet… writing.
Encourage your local campus ministry and/or the one that impacted your life the most! #givetwentyfive before December 31!
Merry Christmas from the Nobles! This was our annual Christmas card. Each year, I repost on the blog to share with our digital friends and family. We hope you have a blessed Christmas centered on the Savior.
Another blog entry out of a conversation over a Mexican food lunch with friends this past August. If you are a fan of “The Bachelor,” you may want to wash your hands after reading this.
Weeks before Thanksgiving, our culture jumps in the Christmas car and jams the accelerator down. Christmas decorations go on sale about Halloween, and we roar past Thanksgiving, barreling down upon December 25. Then we sit exhausted among leftovers and torn wrapping, wondering what happened, barely remembering the journey. Read along in my annual experiment to “slow down Christmas.”
This is the third post in this special blog series by Phillip Slaughter. I’m deeply thankful for his humility and transparency as a minister, sharing his faith journey. It’s not easy to be so self-revelatory when you are caught in the “in-between” of ministry.