“Can We Agree to Disagree?”

I'm beginning to think this is a lost form of discourse. Some think it's a cop out. Some think it is a compromise that compromises too much of their beliefs or hoped for outcomes. Others think it's just an easy way to end a difficult conversation. Maybe it is those things at times. Maybe it's … Continue reading “Can We Agree to Disagree?”

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