about me

Kevin Bussey (aka k-dawg)
Lead Pastor
Charlotte, NC, USA


Samford University: B.S. Public Administration, 1985
University of Alabama at Birmingham: M.A. Education, 1988

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary: MDivBL, 1995


Married to:
Cassandra (6-25-88)

Children:
Jacob
Hope

quote of the week

"Pastor I don't like your plans" Bisagno, "what are your plans." man, "I don't have any." Bisagno, "I like my plans better than yours." .

Dr. John R. Bisagno:


blogs i read

marty duren
joe kennedy
art rogers
stuart delony
wade burleson
kiki cherry
david phillips
dorcas hawker
arkansas rasorbaptist
cb scott
ben cole
tim sweatman
jason sampler
mark mansheim
adam feldman
scott freeman
wes kenny
alan cross
john stickley
bowden mcelroy
c w
jamie wootten
nate goodwin
paul littleton
jeff richard young
J. A. Gillmartin
villa rica
phillips lynn
micah fries
preachin jesus
morris chapman
tim sweetman
kevin lancaster
jeremy roberts
al mohler
ronnie floyd
david rogers
sbc bloggers
greg pouncey
jason burns
howie luvzus
gary lamb
angela davis
neil elmore
jason shepherd
monday morning insight
wayne cordeiro
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favorite links

dmbc
my parents ministry
starbucks
starbucks gossip
the ooze
willowcreek association
purpose driven
northpoint community church
springs church
albert pujols
shaun alexander
john maxwell
element 2
dale jarrett
bama magazine
bible gateway
biblical studies foundation

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listening [to]


building 429: rise


chris tomlin: live from austin music hall


various: music inspired by the chronicles of narnia


fusebox: once again


passion: How Great Is Our God


storyside:b : everything and more


delirious?: the mission bell


hillsong united: look to you



 

Monday, May 08, 2006

Redirecting.................

I have done some soul searching and have decided to change the direction of my site. I will no longer write about any specific church, politics or my denomination. I will write about the hypocrisy of my own life and the struggles I have in living in the 21st century as a follower of Jesus. I hope to add some humor too. Obviously, I still have a lot to learn. I believe in God's grace and personal freedom. I am struggling with where I fit in. I am obviously different. I will not judge. I hope we can agree to disagree with respect for one another. I have deleted some posts because in the view of people I greatly respect I needed to. The last 5 years have been tough. I usually get through tough times by laughing and poking fun. I haven't had a lot to laugh about recently. I pray that joy comes back. It will, I'm confident of that.

posted by Kevin Bussey at 5/08/2006 11:44:00 AM

9 Comments:

Blogger Jamie Wootten said...

Psalm 30

5/08/2006 12:36:00 PM  
Blogger Kevin Bussey said...

Thanks Jamie!

5/08/2006 06:28:00 PM  
Blogger Keith said...

I hope that I can help you in your "recovery." I also hope that in writing about your struggles that you will also share your "successes." We can all learn from each other.

Prov 27:17, Jonah 2, Phil 4:8

Your Servant – Keith

5/08/2006 06:35:00 PM  
Blogger greg said...

Sounds to me like you are on your way to recovery. Such humility in the face of correction is a rare find. I'm pulling for you!

5/08/2006 06:56:00 PM  
Blogger Kevin Bussey said...

Keith,

Great to hear from you. I hope things are going well in the desert.

Greg,

Thanks for your heart. I see you have started a blog. I look forward to reading it in the future!

5/08/2006 07:03:00 PM  
Blogger greg said...

If I can figure it out, I'll write a blog every now and then. See why I needed you? You don't learn those things in phd!

5/08/2006 07:16:00 PM  
Blogger Alan Cross said...

I have also tried to stay away, for the most part from all of the SBC stuff on my blog. It is not why I started and it sure isn't going to drive it. We are all in process and you have been a real encouragement to me with your humor, your attitude, and your graced. Whatever fire you are receiving for your stands, take lightly - I have seen some out of line in this, but I have not gained that impression of you. It is o.k. to state our convictions, but I have not gone over all of your posts closely. Keep writing and keep pointing us to Jesus.

5/08/2006 10:51:00 PM  
Blogger Kevin Bussey said...

Alan,

I'm don't want to get worked up anymore about non-essentials. I may not understand the freedom of others, but that is between them and God.

5/08/2006 11:48:00 PM  
Blogger John Stickley said...

Kevin,

Obviously, I don't know a whole lot about you... where you've been, what you've been through, who you've been in the past, etc... but I do get a sense of who God has been crafting you to be, and who you seem to be now. It's amazing to me how blogging reveals so much about us, you know?

So, who do I see through what I've read here?

I see that you are a light, Kevin, and from what I can tell, both your life and your blogging help point others toward THE LIGHT. Quite honestly, that's about all most of us sinful human beings can ever hope to be or to achieve.

Keep passionately following Christ, my friend... He'll restore your joy soon!

John

5/09/2006 01:07:00 AM  

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