Spirituality

In A Spiritual Wilderness

It's been a while since I have written anything more than sermons, newsletter articles and Council reports. Until recently, I hadn't made any prayer beads and everytime I sat down to try, it just didn't happen for me. The summer proved to be busier than I anticipated. In fact, it was a beautifully spiritual time… Continue reading In A Spiritual Wilderness

Spirituality

Silence & Fasting

My Lenten journey began with the remmants of the Advent season still adorning my fireplace mantel. Yes, I still had my nativity scene displayed, even on Ash Wednesday. There was just something about Advent and Christmas that I didn't want to let go of. In all honesty, it was that the Advent and Christmas season… Continue reading Silence & Fasting

Generosity, Newsletter, Spirituality

Generosity Gap

“We must disciple believers to grow their generosity, which is a kingdom behavior. A faithful disciple gives time, skill, money, and influence to bring the good news of God’s kingdom to more people.” – “How Congregations (and Their Members) Differ on Generosity” by Ruben Swint, 2015 Institute for Faith and Learning at Baylor University  Dear Brothers… Continue reading Generosity Gap