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My Father's Daughter

“He does not want a servant. He wants a son.”

And with those simple words tonight, this video of the Prodigal Son done in modern day time hit a nerve in me.   711 more words

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Changing Our Mind (David P. Gushee)

(Read the Spirit Books, 2015)

The LGBT discussion is arguably the most divisive hot-button topic in the Church today. In Changing our Mind, Dr. David P. 870 more words

Christian Living


As I mentioned in the last post, poetry and I don’t have a strong and intimate relationship.  And so it was a bit of a surprise to me to remember and think about the poem that provided the basis for the last post.  697 more words


Red-Letter Day

Yesterday was a memorable day for me.  A day that I will not easily forget but rather will remember for a long time to come and most likely when I am old and retired and missing some teeth I will remember the 18th of January 2017 fondly. 653 more words



The title of this post comes from a poem I remember from my school days.  The fact that I remembered it is significant because poetry tends not to stick with me for some reason.  691 more words


What Would He Say Today?

So many of the people who have a profound effect on us lived well before we did. People who lived through great challenge and turmoil, but somehow made it through. 824 more words


Monday mornings can be hard for some of us in ministry.  Traditionally, Monday was the pastor’s day off (listen carefully and you can hear the snickers in the background).  695 more words