We can never forget.
One week until school starts. Children about to kill each other or get killed by their mother. Cries of “I’m BOOOOOOOORED” echoing through the house. Time for the Olympics. At our house this week that meant spending a whole morning in an assigned wing of the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery; choosing a piece of art; researching said art and artist; creating a report that followed an assigned rubric; making an oral presentation to… Read More
Here are a few more thoughts on the subject, which I started blogging about in July. Just busy doing my job, I ask . . . “Do you have a church at which you worship regularly?” She answers: “No. I haven’t been to worship regularly in almost two years.” I say, “Oh, are you looking for a church?,” thinking to myself: possible new member??!? She says: “I’m still recovering and I’m not… Read More
Yesterday was my fifth official anniversary as pastor at Calvary. The staff and congregation surprised me during worship and gave me a beautiful stole. Really, I mean, sending me out of Church Council meeting to discuss something “private” was actually kind of a tip off, but usually I am the one planning things in worship. Worship is my favorite experience of all at church, so their words and this beautiful stole left… Read More