Dust in the Wind

It’s Pastoral Ministry Tuesday, so that means it’s time for another post about my life as a pastor and this story I find myself in. Hey. It’s been a while. To be honest, I’ve been living somewhere between exhausted and disoriented which has opened the door to some depression over the last little while. I’mContinue reading “Dust in the Wind”

Momentum

(It’s Pastoral Ministry Tuesday on June 30, 2020. On these PMTs I try to make some notes about this pastoral life and the lessons I’ve learned in the midst of my story. I’m still deluded enough to think these notes might be helpful to others. Don’t dispossess me of that notion!) In local church ministryContinue reading “Momentum”

Pastoring and Pandemics

To meet or not to meet. That seems to be the big question. In all my years of education and pastoral conferences, workshops and seminars, we never once covered “What to do in a Pandemic.” And while there are suddenly heaps of resources I can buy right now and online seminars I can pay toContinue reading “Pastoring and Pandemics”

Centered Set, take two

(Credo Friday is about posting reflections on my beliefs and the ways in which they shape me. These posts represent the things I believe at the time that I wrote them and the ways in which they are being worked out in my everyday life.) “We live in a world of evaluations, assessments, and measurements,Continue reading “Centered Set, take two”

Addressing Candace Owen’s ‘Brave’ Rant

Dear White Friends It’s only my white friends so far who have shared the Facebook posted “Candace Owen rant” (her word) with me. Every time it has happened so far it comes with a note about balance or fairness or the whole picture. I had never heard of Candace before so I watched the video.Continue reading “Addressing Candace Owen’s ‘Brave’ Rant”