Writing Changes Things

The Gospel of Mark changed the world.  It was the first gospel written (there’s debate on this, but I’m convinced) … More

Conspicuous Servanthood

Last night, I was ordained as an Elder in the United Methodist Church. I started this process just over 8 … More

Us and Them

When humans lived in caves, and had to kill their food with sticks, it was very important to know who … More

Give Christmas Back

 I wrote this letter to the editor of The Tulsa World and they published it (edited slightly for length) last Sunday – … More

Is My Job Relevant?

  I hope every pastor has asked themselves this question.  If they haven’t, they probably aren’t paying very close attention.  … More