When God Invites You to Take a Journey

When God Invites You to Take a Journey

I was part of a group of ministers in 2010 who went to Israel together on a pilgrimage. We were all Protestants – Methodists, Baptists, Presbyterians, UCC and Episcopalians, along with one Mennonite for good measure. We were used to going on trips as church leaders,...

Some Pilgrims Seek Balance, Others Seek Refuge

I’m fascinated by pilgrimage. For me, the term connotes earnestness, persistence, solitude, inspiration and a touch of holiness. It’s rising above the mundane, shedding the constraints of banality. Pilgrimage is both dogged pursuit and quiet surrender....