Wits-Ends-Day: A Pastor’s Dream Come True

I started volunteering at our local humane society this week. Not because I’m a good person. Because my twelve-year-old daughter wants to volunteer and she’s too young to do it without parental supervision. After the required orientation, we wore our long pants, closed-toed shoes, and volunteer T-shirts, and showed up for our first shift. The… Read More

Wits’ Ends Day: You Might be a Rev. Gal Spouse If . . .

Father’s Day is coming up, and I’ve been thinking about the particular person who is the father of my particular children. I realize that many of you are not married to people who are dads—some of you are single, some of you do not have children, some of you are married to other moms. Still,… Read More

Wits’ Ends Day: Pilate Tweets Holy Week

Joanna Harader serves as pastor of Peace Mennonite Church in Lawrence, KS. As of the posting of this piece, she has written more fake tweets than real ones. She blogs at SpaciousFaith.com. RevGalBlogPals encourages you to share our blog posts via email or social media. We do not grant permission to cut-and-paste prayers and articles… Read More

Biblical Investments

I recently heard about “Biblically Responsible Investing.” My partner, who is not a pastor, and therefore not as cynical as I am, thought that such investment portfolios might be concerned with basic biblical principles like immigrant justice, anti-racism, alleviating poverty, and protecting the environment. “Nope,” I said. “I bet its all about being against abortion… Read More

Wits End Day: Mad Lib Post-Election Prayer

I find myself still reeling from the election results. Still processing with God. Still looking for words. So, since I do not have all of the words I need right now, I decided you all could help supply them. First, make a list of words that fit the categories listed here: positive adjective; Divine name/title;… Read More

(Wits’ Ends Days) First Church Newsletter Exclusive: WikiLeaks Releases Pastor’s Hacked Emails

A new batch of private emails from Pastor Hannah Clement was released by WikiLeaks on October 19. You can search the email archive on the organization’s web site by key terms such as: Jesus, God, communion, theology, eschatology, and plumbing emergency. Below are some highlights of what the emails reveal about the disturbing inner workings… Read More