Awake, O Contemplative Moderates!

I am reminded of a turn of phrase which formed from some of my reflections during a Biennial “learning session.” One participant took two separate statements I made and conflated them into a single thought, contemplative moderate.

A Moment of History

The conference I attended last weekend concluded with a Communion service. Sharing the Lord’s Supper is always a meaningful ritual, so I was pleased to end the conference this way. I was even more pleased we didn’t use “Communion, Ready to Partake” packages. Those things are disgusting 1. Other than the ritual of Communion itself,…