Central Baptist Church is encouraging our community to participate in a “Day of Compassion” during the week of January 21-27.
When I was a Junior in college I remember collapsing into a chair in a professor’s office. I’d just had an encounter with the type of anti-intellectual attitude which would eventually drive me from Evangelicalism, but at the time it was like be blindsided.
When I was called to the pastorate I felt I was prepared for a number of tasks and roles a pastor was expected to fill. What I was not prepared for was the deep sense of loss pastors inevitably feel.
It’s just about the beginning of Advent, which triggers my annual month of grouchiness and grumbling. So if you wish me well, my response will be a genuine, “THANK YOU.”
More and more it seems like gigs like weddings and funerals is all there is left in this society for clergy to do. I find that sad.
Accordance’s exclusive “Picture the New Testament: A Photo Commentary” manages to do something I thought impossible.