After spending the last twelve years leading a great church, New City Covenant Church, and preaching almost every week, I’m now moving on to the next…
Today is my second day officially working after taking a six month sabbatical, and I’d like to share my primary takeaways with you. When I first felt…
Throughout this Advent, I’ve been meditating on this verse, which is the opening invocation from my prayer book: A voice cries: “In the wilderness…
My daughter started decorating our house for Christmas this week. We’ve been listening to Christmas music in the car since before Halloween, so my mind…
This past Christmas, I watched with sadness as my children opened some of their gifts and responded not with gleeful joy but rather a degree of…
Recently, I prayed with someone who expressed resentment towards her boss. As we prayed, she was trying to figure out how to respond to something her…
At one point last year as I transitioned out of my role leading a church and into this new role doing spiritual direction and soul care, I became aware…
Recently, I heard someone say, “I’m going to pieces.” We all know what he meant by this. He felt a sort of inner life chaos that came from difficult…
Not too long ago, I was sitting with someone in prayer and he was feeling deeply hurt. He had gone through a conflict with his wife and he was left…
What do you do with intentionality during Lent? Lent is a season set apart for reflection, fasting, and repentance. During these 40+ days of intentional…
When I was a child, I used to close my left eye to see what the world looked like from my right side. Then I would close my right eye to see what it…