In the early 1980s, one of our associate pastors detected a need for a Bible study that members, like me, who worked..
When I went through confirmation class decades ago at First Presbyterian Church in Woodstock, Illinois, no one said to me what Jan..
When Martin Luther inadvertently began the Protestant Reformation in October 1517, it was his judgment that the Catholic Church had adopted..
In this season of gratitude and anxious waiting, I will be giving thanks for the gift of doubt. After all, it’s what..
On the first day of my first full-time job out of journalism school, a newspaper editor assigned me to cover a street..
A few years back a friend announced, “For Lent this year, I’m giving up.” I waited for him to finish the sentence,..
A decade or two from now, when we Presbyterians look back at 2015, we will see it as a landmark year. Why?..
When the chair of our congregation’s associate pastor nominating committee announced the completion of the search this spring, one of our elders..
There’s a story we often tell in my congregation (Second Church of Kansas City, Missouri) about our founding 150 years ago this..
In this season of resurrection, I sometimes wonder what of my spirit, my center I will leave behind when ham-handed death pummels..
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