Recently a young friend mused in a text message, “Where are our (SBC) theologians?” His angst was palpable even if the question appeared on my phone.… Continue reading
No matter what else goes on during a week in the life of a preacher, a pastor, Sunday always comes…
Just two weeks after the Parkland School Shooting my friend Mary Duren invited four people to contribute to a discussion…
Rick Saccone sensed a closer than expected 18th Congressional District race in Pennsylvania's Special Election. "They hate America. They hate…
Maybe pastors still haven't found what they are looking for.Continue Reading …
Stunned. A couple of weeks ago I sat waiting in my Sunday Bible Study room and felt the urge to check on one of my friends. I had not seen a Twitter update in some time and hoped he had not lost his battle with cancer.
He had.… Continue reading
No matter what else goes on during a week in the life of a preacher, a pastor, Sunday always comes on time. For many, likely most, Sunday anxiety does not come with wondering who will fuel the jet, maintain the vacation house, or gas up the boat at the marina. Often any inner conflict is repressed. On occasion, it breaks out.
Faithful Are the Wounds of a Friend
Tell that to the Reverend Carlton Pearson. When caught between the twin emotions of grief and guilt, sometimes what one needs in a friend is forbearance.
Recently my friend Ryan provided me … Continue reading
Just two weeks after the Parkland School Shooting my friend Mary Duren invited four people to contribute to a discussion on the right to bear arms. The traffic on his posts was poor. It seems the news cycle had passed. … Continue reading
Many teachers in Oklahoma walked out of their schools to the Oklahoma Capitol on Monday. They are still walking out. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The confluence of events should not lead us to think somehow the two events are identical. But, we should not miss that non-violent resistance has a long history.… Continue reading