Did you look for the video? America, we have a problem!

We live in a violent culture, America. I’m not going to blame any one group, school of thought, Constitutional Amendment, or video game, but any of them could play a part. So could our propensity to call violence entertainment. So could our hyper-connectivity and an always-on news business which constantly demands the pages and screens […]

Well, here we are…

Today is my last day as a staff member of Christ’s Church Albany. I wish the word for how I feel about it wasn’t bittersweet… why does the bitter come first? I’m not doing that! The sweet: There’s a lot of that for me both personally and professionally! First, being a part of this group […]

I’m a minefield. You might be too.

If you’ve been around me much these past few weeks, you may have noticed that I’m struggling to keep it together — and failing pretty often. There’s a lot going on in life, more than an average level of upheaval in life and ministry, and, if I’m to be true to living authentically, I need […]

What’s happening now?

I’ve seen a few of you, my blog-reading friends, either in person or around the wonderful web, and you’ve asked for an update. There’s so much happening in life now, above and beyond the work transition, but the work transition is the focus of most of my days. With just a few weeks remaining in […]

A new season is coming

No, this isn’t a post about snow, though that will eventually stop falling and melt away, as most seasonal distinctives do. This post is about another new beginning. It’s also about not being certain exactly what I’m beginning yet. The past few weeks have been full of realizations and actions on them. The thimble-sized version […]