Word on the Street

After our energizing and Spirit-filled service on Sunday, Katherine Johnson and I took our water bottles and sunglasses across the street to Mobley Plantation and began knocking on doors. I’ve only done this kind of ministry a couple of times in my life, and never...

Carrying Golden Things

One thing that churches do that is really dumb is to put age restrictions on everything. When I was a teenager, our high school youth group was for kids in high school – 9th through 12th grade. Makes sense, right? But there was one friend in our group who was a...

Sabbatical Proposal

Last Sunday, we had a parish meeting to discuss my upcoming sabbatical in May -July 2015. It was a very well-attended meeting with many good suggestions and ideas. I felt very supported in this, even though anxieties were expressed by both the congregation and me....