Signs of Life

One of the great struggles in pastoring a church that has been chronically shrinking is that people tend to want to focus on their struggles and frustrations than on trying…

Ordinary Meetings

I’ve never been a “good counselor.”  The desire to advocate is really strong in my psyche, and it kinda gets in the way.  Though, one of the couples I married…

Reading the Gospels

As some folks already know, I’m planning a fall sermon series examining the political implications of Jesus’ preaching as the would have been experienced in the first century.  With the…