(With apologies to Paul Simon) “The problem is all inside your head” he said to me. The deacon in my life group who thought so logically I’d like to help you to help him, supportively. There must be 50 ways to love your pastor! 1. Shake his hand, Fran. 2. Tell him you loved his more »
The Death of a Church
Dearly Beloved, We are here to say good-bye to an old friend: a friend we have loved for years. We did not come to praise her; we came to bury her. What can you say about a church that weathered the riches of the 90s, the emergent movement of the 2000s, and the schisms of the 10s? In more »
Letting God Out of the Box
I’m always amazed how the church as a whole is so quick to throw rocks at the sheep in the fold. We question each other’s theology, spar over worship philosophy. We’ve got more fusses than one tongue can tell while outside the world is going to hell. We are driven by creeds, and motions, and more »
I Never Wanted That
I came to God with fashion sense And clothes I bought at great expense I knew the drill All things down pat. God said, I never wanted that. I huddled with my life long friends.