Looking into your own child’s eyes as you anoint them (and holding it together) is not something they teach you in seminary.
It’s easy for me to forget – as the pastor – that I am also a worshipper.
Crowds represent many things to us – some are welcome and some are not.
I believe in fiscal responsibility, but I don’t think my fiduciary responsibility in the Church is the same as if I were serving on a board.
Stuck is not something we usually want to be. It suggests a loss of control and autonomy. It hints there is a better option that we can’t seem to get […]
Today Youngest was confirmed, making a public profession of faith as he reaffirmed the baptismal covenant. This is my charge to the confirmands. Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, […]
But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for the LORD does not see […]
Like many churches, we will be celebrating All Saints’ Day this Sunday. My church also makes meals several times a year for Larry Under the Bridge. This Sunday, we will […]
Set apart a tithe of all the yield of your seed that is brought in yearly from the field…. – Deuteronomy 14:22 (NRSV) This is the third in a series […]
“To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: These are the words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks among the seven golden […]