Saturday, October 24, 2020

America’s Greatest Curse

This is the second in a series of articles examining the parallels between the history of the Baptist church in America and...

Baptists and Banjos: Racism and a Chance for Redemption

When I began writing a mash up of Baptist history and country music, the resulting five part series was not what I...

Embellishments on the Past

This is the first in a series of articles examining the parallels between the history of the Baptist church in America and...

The Last Shall Be First

Text: Matthew 20:1-16 I don’t know when I first...

Jamini Roy’s “Madonna and Child”

Sermon Text from Luke 1:39-56 Last week we began...

Love Part 2: Justice and Mercy

On May 25, the world watched in horror as video footage of George Floyd’s death circulated online. Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin...

Love Part 1: God and Neighbor

On August 5th, Kristen and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary. Since we’re in the grip of a global pandemic, it wasn’t...

Ministry Garden Part 2: How to Establish and Maintain Church Ministries

My vernal detector is still set on “Virginia” and, despite four years in Canada, when the calendar flips to April, I am...

Ministry Garden Part 1: Setting Ministry Priorities for Your Church

Our second summer in Canada, the girls and I attempted a small garden in our backyard. We began with cucumbers and beans...

Going Out and Coming In

This is Part 2 of a series on Psalm 121. Part 1 is available here. After a devastating...

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