Thursday Prayer

Jesus, Yesterday I sat with some pals. Some lady clergy pals. We spent a couple of hours not really talking about much. (Also, I think soccer was on.) But then, then the pain came. And the deep hurts in our lives and in the lives of the dear ones entrusted into our care. And it… Read More

Revised Common Lectionary: With All Your Might

David brought the ark of God from the house of Obed-edom to the city of David with rejoicing. And David dance before the LORD with all his might. (2 Samuel 6:12-14 NRSV excerpt, part of this coming Sunday’s lectionary texts) Love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

Divine Wild Winds- There are times when chaos sets the world in motion, creating beauty and possibility. This chaos is from you, God. This chaos is infused with hope and love. And then chaos exists solely of hate and destruction. Through this power of evil, hate reigns and soot suffocates. The havoc creates pain and… Read More

The Pastoral Is Political: Being Prophetic in a New Call

Just this past week, I started a new call in my hometown.  I am ecstatic to be the senior pastor of this congregation, and they are excited for this new chapter in their church. As this is a congregation with a variety of political and theological views (like most in my denomination), I’m finding it… Read More