Putting a Name with a Face

Funny Story: I have this uncanny way of being appointed to congregations who have just published their photo directory. For the years I’ve been in ministry, my family had not been seated for a directory photo session, nor did I have the privilege of being in the...
Better Late Than Never…

Better Late Than Never…

I awoke at 3:15 a.m. to a phone call. The nature of the call is irrelevant, but as I struggled to get back to sleep afterwards, I did what health experts say NOT to do. I looked at my cell phone screen, and as I did I saw an email from someone who had emailed me and...
Better Late Than Never…

Tuesday’s Monday Musing…

baptizatus sum The words that Pastor Gene shared on Sunday have reverberated in my heart for the last 26 or so hours. It has been said that Martin Luther used to stare at these words to remind himself of the claim of God upon his life. I’ve muttered them throughout my...