Author Archives: Pastor Craig

About Pastor Craig

I'm a 53-year-old who lives in Los Angeles, CA with his black Labrador Retriever named Max. 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!

An Important Message for Our Times

My friend Stevie sent me this link to a 2017 Ted Talk by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. The title is “How We Can Face the future without Fear”. In these days following the election, Rabbi Sacks offers words that can … Continue reading

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Accountability

Two days ago, I asked my readers what was on their minds.  I received two responses right away.  I wrote about the first response yesterday.  Today, I want to share my thoughts about the second response from Beverly.  She wrote: … Continue reading

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Feeling Overwhelmed …

Yesterday I asked readers what was on their minds.  Here is the first of two responses I received.  I will reply to the second response from Beverly tomorrow. The first response came from Cheri.  She wrote: “So much! COVID – … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Mind?

I know that many bloggers spend most of their time talking about what interests them. My passion – as a pastor and person – is to draw you into the “conversation”. So with that in mind, let’s see if I … Continue reading

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Maintaining Our Focus

While there are certain aspects of social media I love (i.e. the ability to stay in communication with loved ones around the world with whom I would otherwise not communicate), there are aspects of it that I dislike greatly.  Today … Continue reading

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