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May 18 2015

I recently had a chance to catch up with Martha Spong, the originator of the revgalblogpals community and editor of the recent book, There’s a Woman in the Pulpit: Christian Clergywomen Share Their Hard Days, Holy Moments and the Healing[…]

March 19 2015
The Twenty-sixth Day of Lent

March 19, 2015 Cue: Friends and friends forever . . . * Over the past few days while attending a couple of conference in Chicago, Next Church and Progressive Youth Ministry, I had dinner with a few friends whom I[…]

March 18 2015

March 18, 2015 Every once in a while, it’s nice to be loved. Today I did an ignite presentation at the Next Church Conference in Chicago. Without going into any huge analysis of the conference, ignite, presentations, or other disclaimers[…]

March 25 2014

In light of the various narratives about why people are leaving or should leave the Presbyterian Church (USA), I recently posed the question, Why do you choose to stay in the Presbyterian Church (USA)?  Here is one more person sharing[…]

March 15 2012

This spring I am taking a personal blogging hiatus and have invited some folks to blog in my stead. It is my intention help share some new voices and perspectives with a larger audience and keep my blog active during my break. If you are interested in guest[…]

February 14 2012

As part of my commitment to a couple of book projects, this spring I am taking a personal blogging hiatus and have invited some folks to blog in my stead. It is my intention help share some new voices and perspectives with a larger audience and keep my[…]

January 23 2012

[Photo from Fellowship Facebook Photos] UPDATE – At the bottom on this post, you’ll see that I have been adding links to other post on the ECO. In the scheme of the world’s problems, the goings on of the Presbyterian[…]

March 4 2011

[photo: The Tim] For my non-Presbyterian readers, pardon the interruption for some musing about the denomination in which I serve, the Presbyterian Church (USA), but I suspect we are not the only ones in this pickle. Last year I read[…]