Should A Pastor Be An Artist?

Should A Pastor Be An Artist?

Should a pastor be an artist? Can a pastor be a cartoonist (is cartooning even art)? Isn’t a pastor’s job to focus on the people and the business of a congregation? There are hurting people to visit in the hospital, a neighborhood to engage, meetings and staff to...
A Word to the White Preacher

A Word to the White Preacher

Jan Edmiston’s post is called “Preaching While White” and is worth the read. It is timely for me as I am currently reading through the Religious Education Journal issue dedicated to Race and Religious Education. One thing that I am gleaning from...
Reflections on the Experimental Beginnings Class

Reflections on the Experimental Beginnings Class

We ran a little experiment in Adult Faith Formation at Grace this fall and I would like to reflect on its effectiveness. This was the experiment. I offered a seven-week course on the Books of Moses titled: Beginnings. We offered it on Sunday night and on Wednesday...
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