Honoring Tradition and Departing from It

Honoring Tradition and Departing from It

There is a natural resistance to change among those who uphold a culture of tradition. And since most of us uphold such a culture in one context or another, there is a natural resistance to change for most of us. Our traditions ground us, and even when we recognize...
Helmet Policies, Sabbath Observance and 2022

Helmet Policies, Sabbath Observance and 2022

We are in a battle on many fronts. That much is clear as we begin 2022. Medically, we are in a battle to subdue COVID-19. Politically, we are in a battle to preserve democracy. Religiously, we are in a battle to keep Christ in Christianity. Thus, television series...
Giving Me a Break

Giving Me a Break

Some days, I am on top of things; other days, things are on top of me. I don’t know when the stopwatch began and cannot discern whether or not this ticking is in my head or coming from the clock on the wall. But time is winding up. This might be carry over from my...
Emerging Voices | When Clergy Neglect Good R&R

Emerging Voices | When Clergy Neglect Good R&R

Be honest. When was the last time you remember taking the day off? There will always be something to do, whether today, tomorrow or the day after that. The list of tasks to do, people to call and places to go in a day are endless. But when will we learn to stop?...