As we journey further into Holy Week, we have come to Maundy Thursday. One of the most common questions clergy hear this day is “what does Maundy mean?” Check out today’s Stillspeaking Devotional to find out: http://www.ucc.org/feed-your-spirit/daily-devotional/the-love-mandate.html


We have decided to go to church. That’s how this all starts. It is the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings and we have decided to go to church to remember. We are going into Copley Square, on Boylston Street, to Old South Church. The church that sits on the finish line of […]


Matthew 21:1-11 21:1 When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 21:2 saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to me. 21:3 If […]


From time to time someone will email me asking for help in finding a church. Quite often they are looking because they experienced some sort of rejection from a former faith community. If I know of a a church in their area that is truly welcoming to all, I’ll share that information. But often I […]


Read below, or listen here: http://revheath.podomatic.com/entry/2014-04-06T16_00_44-07_00 Ezekiel 37:1-14 37:1 The hand of the LORD came upon me, and he brought me out by the spirit of the LORD and set me down in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. 37:2 He led me all around them; there were very many lying in […]


Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord. Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy.” – Psalm 130 My first call out of seminary was to a children’s hospital. I was a chaplain in a pediatric emergency room, and I spent most of my time meeting […]

David Anointed by Samuel, from a synagogue in Syria, 15th Century. (This image is in the public domain.)

Listen to an audio version here: http://revheath.podomatic.com/entry/2014-03-30T16_09_33-07_00 1 Samuel 16:1-13 16:1 The LORD said to Samuel, “How long will you grieve over Saul? I have rejected him from being king over Israel. Fill your horn with oil and set out; I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided for myself a king […]