Grief and Resilience

A meandering two-lane road leads to a small faith community that has come to mean much to me. I've served and led and worshiped alongside people I consider stalwart friends, mentors, and partners in life and ministry. There was a time when I traveled this road three times a week; 45 minutes each way, the … Continue reading Grief and Resilience

I’m Going To Church

I want to tell you about some new developments in my life. I've been going to church. Odd statement, for one whose vocational life has been centered on church for over two decades now. I do church for a living. But that's the thing; I do church for a living. And one of the primary … Continue reading I’m Going To Church


Of all the things to change during this sabbatical season, the most unexpected is what happens at night. For three days now, I've drifted off to sleep with the knowledge that I have no meetings or agenda awaiting come morning. I'm guessing that this empty space is being filled with my creative impulses, subconscious desires, … Continue reading Dreams