Author Archives: Pastor Craig

About Pastor Craig

I'm a 52-year-old who lives in Los Angeles, CA. I'm an ordained clergy person in the United Church of Christ. My passions include spirituality, politics, and sports (Go Houston teams, go!). I use my blog to start conversations rather than merely spout my perspectives and opinions. I hope you'll post a question, comment, or observation for me to respond - so we can get the conversation started!

My Reasons Why …

Those who are personally connected to me know that on July 1 I began a two-month sabbatical that runs through the end of August. I’ve spent a good deal of time thinking about how I could best spend my time.  … Continue reading

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Should Re-Opening Our Doors Mean a Return to Normal?

I was all set today to write about one thing, when another topic unexpectedly presented itself through the conversation I had with a friend. My friend and I were talking about how for the last nearly three months, nearly everyone … Continue reading

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To Worship In-Person, or Not To Worship In-Person. That is the question …

Some folks have been wondering about why our church is waiting until September to open its doors for in-person worship.  They are especially curious since last March I wrote about how I view the church as an essential service provider. … Continue reading

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Leading in Troubled Times

I’ve realized that perhaps the best way for me to approach the blog isn’t to wait for others to raise questions or comments, but simply write or respond to those things that come up for me.  Of course, if anyone … Continue reading

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To Prove or Not to Prove? That is the Question …

Today’s comment comes from Stevie. She wrote: “Pastor Craig… I’m reading a book about a man named Anselmo, born in Italy in 1033. Having spoken with God in a dream as a child he dedicated the rest of his days … Continue reading

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