I am in the process of discernment concerning ordination in the Anglican Church in North America. As part of that process we were invited to attend the diocese annual synod and the clergy conference before the synod.Continue reading “Like water to my soul”
This piece from Mark Galli at Christianity Today is a soul cry for me. It resonates so deeply.
I am exhausted to the point of grief over the phrase “servant leader” because the context of that phrase isn’t reflective of the term at all.Continue reading “Quit talking about “servant leaders”!”
I lost a hero today. In the past couple of weeks the internet has exploded with grief over lost controversial figures and then poured out remembrances of great entertainers. Today I lost a hero of mine.Continue reading “The passing of a great mentor”
Kenneth Bailey in his book, The Good Shepherd, walks through several major “shepherd” passages of Scripture. He makes the case for seeing the Father and the Son as shepherds rather than vengeful judges. Continue reading “The failure of the shepherds”
Today is my last day as pastor of Heights Church. It’s been a nearly 20 year journey in a place I have loved deeply. Continue reading “The journey changes”
I love pastoring and I love the place where I pastor. A day arrived I didn’t think would come this soon, even though “soon” means 19 years of ministry in one place. Continue reading “The Letter I Thought I Would Never Write”