I view God through the lens of someone that has not grown up in the church and been shaped by the tradition that seems to think it knows what is right and what is wrong. I am open to the possibility of anything happening in our midst and welcoming God into all spaces of life,… Continue reading Why a mysterious way?
I will admit that as a pastor I was confronted by the usual internal question of, “how am I going to preach good news to this text” this past week. The assigned gospel lesson for this past Sunday was Mark 10:2-16, which has Jesus responding to the Pharisees question, “Is it lawful for a man… Continue reading What Constitutes Adultery?
St. Francis has got to be one of the most popular saints spoken of around the world. The election of a new Pope and his decision of choosing Francis as his namesake has only garnered more attention in the last couple of years. Yesterday, October 4, was the Feast Day for St. Francis, and I… Continue reading The way of St. Francis
If someone were to tell me ten years ago that I would be serving as a pastor, I would have looked at them as though they had two heads. Yet, I am now serving my second congregation and loving being able to fulfill the calling that God has placed upon me at this time in… Continue reading How did I get here?