Wit’s Ends Day: Reviewing the Review

We just finished a pastor/congregation evaluation process at my church. Actually, our consultant says that this is just the beginning! We have exciting work ahead as we explore the summary documents! We should read through them prayerfully every night and consider what God is saying to us through the words of our co-congregants! What an… Read More

Saturday Prayer: A Blessing

Friends, it is already getting late here in Kansas. Wherever you are–whether night is falling or the sun is rising–I  pray deep peace for you. Receive this song as a blessing for you in this moment and in the days to come.   Rev. Joanna Harader serves as pastor of Peace Mennonite Church in Lawrence,… Read More

Wits’ Ends Day: Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories are quite popular right now—everyone thinks that someone else is up to something secret and nefarious. And don’t be fooled; these conspiracies are not limited to the political realm. There are plenty of conspiracies happening in our own congregations. Here are just a few conspiracies I’m inclined to believe in: Bigfoot may be… Read More