The Continuing United Methodist Church

Globe by OpenClipart-Vectors/Pixabay; graphic by Laurens Glass, UM News. I don't know about you but lately, I have heard more and more about various factions within the United Methodist Church that are making plans to leave the denomination and start something new. But I have heard little about a vision for those who remain in … Continue reading The Continuing United Methodist Church

Homeless Jesus

I had the special opportunity to spend a week last week at the Davidson Clergy Centre.  The program is designed to help clergy wrestle with a variety of life circumstances:  a need for self-care, handling a transition, a crisis in their personal or professional life, health concerns, burn out, a significant personal loss and so much more.  I … Continue reading Homeless Jesus

Soul Force on MLK, Jr. Day

As I reflect on the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., while watching it snow I never cease to be amazed at what a brilliant wordsmith he was. Part of the power and influence he had in moving a nation forward towards racial equality came from his masterful use of words to convey powerful ideas. … Continue reading Soul Force on MLK, Jr. Day