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)…

Conspicuous Servanthood

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

Us and Them

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

Give Christmas Back

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

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. …