Remembrance

Today being 9/11, I wrestled with how to properly reflect on this day in our country’s history. As a rule I do not allow patriotic celebrations in worship, as the actions we take in worship reveal to what or whom our worship is directed 1. And yet it is right to remember this day —…

The Memorial

I began my calling as a pastor only a few months before the September 11th attacks in 2001. The images of that day still fill me with horror and sadness. I’ve never been to Ground Zero, despite several trips to New York City – though one day I’ll make the journey. During our trip to…