Today in much of the world pandemic-constrained New Year’s celebrations are winding down and folks are preparing to return to work on Monday, hoping...
All of us who lived through September 11, 2001, remember precisely where we were and what we were doing when news of the terrorist...
January 27 is the day we like to say our collie, Skye, earned her “Lassie card.” I was in the kitchen preparing our daughters’...
In an increasingly fragmented and rapidly changing world, churches and other service organizations are struggling to understand and connect with the communities they seek...
My vernal detector is still set on “Virginia” and, despite four years in Canada, when the calendar flips to April, I am ready for...
This handout is designed to accompany the post "Ministry Garden Part 1: Setting Ministry Priorities for Your Church". Churches evaluating what ministries to undertake,...
A useful tool for continuing your church's discussion of its Ministry Garden. This infographic is designed to accompany the post, "Ministry Garden Part 2:...
The world in memorializing Nelson Mandela today in Johannesburg. As a personal tribute, I am posting the condensed text of a sermon I preached...
A version of this sermon was preached on Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Kingsway Baptist Church in Toronto. The Scripture readings are Amos 7.7-13 and Luke 10.25-37 Last week,...
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After listening to Clint Smith speak in an interview about his book How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery...
While planning my daughters’ homeschool history lessons I stumbled across Wheatlands Plantation about an hour away from where we’ve been living in Tennessee. Not...
Buttry, Sharon A. and Daniel L. Buttry. Daughters of Rizpah: Nonviolence and the Transformation of Trauma. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2020. Sharon and Dan Buttry...
This month marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Howard Thurman (April 10), an early twentieth century African-American theologian, poet, pastor, and activist...
The Cross and the Lynching Tree, James H. Cone (2011) The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism, Jemar Tisby...