Like many of you, I’ve spent the past few days thinking about Charleston. Wednesday night people were gathered at a church. They were studying the Bible, and they were praying. And when a young man came in, they expanded their … Continue reading When It Feels Like Jesus is Asleep at the Wheel: A Sermon on Charleston for June 21, 2015
One day during my first pastorate, back in Vermont, I went to the Post Office to get the church mail. That day there was an envelope with the name of a fake organization on it and no return address. It … Continue reading Why Do the Hateful Choose Our Houses of Worship?
Today I am praying for my Muslim friends and extended family. Because I know they are afraid. We don’t have any official confirmation yet whether or not the two brothers who are reported to have been the Boston Marathon bombers … Continue reading Christians: Stand up against anti-Muslim hate
One morning last summer I was working at my desk at the church. It was one of those days when pastoring felt so wonderfully fulfilling and joyful. I had been looking out at the forest behind the church, when suddenly … Continue reading Journey Through Lent: Second Sunday