Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Ray of Hope

Picking up on yesterday’s theme of clarity, during my sabbatical I had the opportunity to affirm for myself three areas which I feel particularly called to address in my ministry.  The first area was tending to the relationship between myself … Continue reading

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The Wonders (and Challenges) of Clarity

Since my return from my sabbatical, I’ve learned that having a sense of clarity about one’s life and ministry can be a wonderful and challenging thing to have. A sense of clarity is wonderful in that it helps you identify … Continue reading

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Where Two or Three Are Gathered …

Yesterday I read several articles on a religious topic that riled me up. The articles had to do with the release of a report from the Roman Catholic Church was some were calling revolutionary because it included language that softened … Continue reading

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Pastoral Boundaries

The last couple of weeks I’ve been thinking a lot about the important issue of pastoral boundaries.  This time I’ve been thinking about the issue in a way that is slightly different than you might expect.  I say that because … Continue reading

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Waves of Change

As the reverberations of Monday’s Supreme Court decision regarding same-gender marriage continue to spread across the country, I’ve made sure to spend some time listening to those who are opposed to the spread of same-gender marriage. Why do I do … Continue reading

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Yesterday a friend shared with me a video clip of an interview Oprah Winfrey did with an actress by the name of Raven-Symone appeared on The Cosby Show as Olivia Kendall when she was just 4 years old!  The interview … Continue reading

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Meeting Need(s)

As you can tell from my infrequent entries this past month, September and the first days of October have presented me with huge challenges in terms of finding time to write and reflect. So why the slowdown? I’m struggling to … Continue reading

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