An essay on “unity”written as part of an ongoing conversation with blogger Joel Watts.
Please read the above article here before reading my response. Thanks!! Joel Watts, once more you have given us a well written, concise article. You have given me much to think about and I believe, with a lot of hope and prayer, that we share more common ground than we do disagreements. I agree that … Continue reading A Response to “Unsettled Christianity” and “with Bishops abandoning the Discipline, are we a church?” →
“Dragon history is always oral history. The written word is so final, so set. Yes, people argue about it but in the end, their arguments are all about interpretation. The spoken word remains alive, writhing, and twisting forever.” The Hazan One of the Hazanim When my brothers and sisters in the faith (and a … Continue reading A Prayer for Portland →
How many LGBTQ people are in the interesting photograph depicting the church on the cover of “What Are We Fighting For? Coming Together Around What Matters Most” by Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton? Seriously, I included an image of the cover. Take a look and count them. Trick question. You can’t. Because if they are there, … Continue reading “What Are We Fighting For?” A Book Review →
The following is an excerpt from a larger work of fiction that I have been pecking away at for quite some time. Alas, it still waits to be complete. The larger work is more from the science fiction genre, but like all those works, some reality slips in. I felt like sharing this excerpt now … Continue reading Perfect Wedding – An Excerpt →
I bent over and tied the strings of the shoes and took my first couple of tentative steps in these new dress shoes. Well, new is not right. They are used but they are new to me. A color that is somewhere between Oxford and brown. Soles that are made to last or at the … Continue reading Shoes →
A spring flowers pokes through the earth…
Reaching others means I can risk shouting life into the well… The well of my own death and Resurrection… and knowing whatever hellish face of humanity arises is the very face of God.
Originally posted on The Millennial Pastor:
“If you want to see me on my day off, you will have to die.” A veteran pastor shared this line with me that he uses to protect his day off. He sets the boundary that the only work he is willing to make exceptions for, on his day…
There are a lot of emotions that we associate with Easter…