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

What’s Happening With Worship at Boone UMC?

What’s Happening With Worship at Boone UMC? Happy Saturday, friends.  I hope that you have a chance to enjoy the spectacular show God is putting on for us this Fall with the leaves this year.  I wanted to update you on what is happening with worship at Boone UMC over the next couple of months.  This is based … Continue reading What’s Happening With Worship at Boone UMC?

Reimagining Church in the Midst of COVID-19

No dressing up in your best jeans and hiking shirt or your suit or dress and rushing the family out the door on Sunday mornings.  No catching up with your friends over coffee or breakfast snacks.  No sitting in the pew and staring at the stained glass windows as folks gather for worship.  No hugging and shaking hands … Continue reading Reimagining Church in the Midst of COVID-19