About

My name is Jan Edmiston and I’m trying to follow Jesus in the thick of things.  I love the church enough to try to transform it.

This blog is my own.  It doesn’t necessarily reflect the views of my denomination or presbytery.  Writing here since 2005.

12 responses to “About

  1. Looking forward to hear more from you!

  2. Charlotte Humphries

    I would like to use your blog on healthy churches as the basis for a paper on healthy schools. Could you e-mail me?
    Thank you,
    Charlotte

  3. Hi — I have an internet reading list for Presbyterians, http://www.scoop.it/t/thinking-presbyterian, and am now putting a second link to your site on the list — and I try to give credit to the author, you, in the listing — but darn if I can find your name on this site. Perhaps you are intentionally anonymous? Or perhaps I’m blind as a bat? In any case, I’d love for you to contact me at jimcollie@gmail.com. Thanks!

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  5. I just found your blog. Thanks.

  6. I would love to read your writing about preaching as spiritual direction. I’m a spiritual director and curious.

    • Hi Nancy – It’s on file in the Columbia Seminary Library in Decatur, GA. I’m not sure where my own copy is after moving 2 years ago.
      I’ll see what I can find and get back to you.

  7. Jan–
    I’m blessed to have Rev. Laura Becker as a friend and colleague, and she is gracious enough to listen to my ramblings about church leadership. She recently mentioned that you led a successful effort to transform the work of the session through the installation of trustees. I’d love to learn more about this. Is there an easy way to find your writings/reflections on the subject? It might be of great help at the church I’m currently serving.

    Thanks–Keith Jones

  8. If you have time I would love to follow up with you on the church size thing. carl

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