The loss of a true “churchman”

Jack Hayford was an incredible example of a pastor, a Pentecostal, a great leader, and so much more. I was able to hear him a couple of times in my life in person. One was in a stadium in Denver. His ability to communicate was so powerful there was a sense that what he wasContinue reading “The loss of a true “churchman””

Pope Benedict XVI — 1927-2022

“Quite soon, I shall find myself before the final judge of my life. Even though, as I look back on my long life, I can have great reason for fear and trembling, I am nonetheless of good cheer, for I trust firmly that the Lord is not only the just judge, but also the friendContinue reading “Pope Benedict XVI — 1927-2022”

Change is going to come

One of the fun things in my life right now is working with organizations who are touching the “least of these.” Lately I’ve been meeting with folks who have found passion for change in a particular area of society. They are invested with passion and look for true change to come. They are in itContinue reading “Change is going to come”

The deep, sustaining beauty of relationships

“I awoke this morning with a devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new. Shall I not call God the Beautiful, who daily showeth himself to me in his gifts? I chide society, I embrace solitude, and yet I am not so ungrateful as not to see the wise, the lovely, and theContinue reading “The deep, sustaining beauty of relationships”