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Holy Week 2019

In one sense, there’s nothing special about “Holy Week.” Really, it is just another eight days each spring and there is nothing intrinsically holy about Palm Sunday to Resurrection Sunday….

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Physical Touch

Last week, I left my office worn out, tired and in a very “down” mood. To be honest, I felt like crying. I wasn’t really that upset about anything that…

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Christchurch

I am not sure how many emails like this I have written over the years. Unfortunately, there has been too many. As I watched the news come out of Christchurch,…

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Quality Time

A man came home from work late one night. He walked in the door and his 5-year-old son was waiting for him. “Daddy, may I ask you a question??” The…

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The Right Words

A young man showed up a little early for his date. When his girlfriend answered the door, her hair was teased in a hundred different directions. To take the awkwardness…

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All You Need Is …

For many orthodox and traditional denominations, the season of Lent is a time of fasting. Beginning with Ash Wednesday, many of the people who are part of these churches abstain…

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Express Love

Let’s be honest, defining love is not easy. Don’t believe me? Stop reading for a moment, turn to someone, or if you are by yourself, call someone and define love…

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Post-General Conference Update

As many of you already know, the special called session of General Conference 2019 has come to an end. The delegates passed an amended Traditionalist Plan which means there is…

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