3 Things Small Church Ministers Can Do (or…Not Do) to Enjoy the Holidays

  As a minister you know all too well how intense it is to feel burned out, especially during the High Holy days.  You wonder sometimes, is there any way to avoid it? Does it come with the territory? The holidays can be especially stressful for ministers and their families; not only because of the… Continue reading 3 Things Small Church Ministers Can Do (or…Not Do) to Enjoy the Holidays

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#BlackLivesMatter

I’m standing by… I see all the images Passing by A conflict A few words A gun A shot A black man, another black man Laying still on the side of the road. But ALL lives matter That is why we finish this one Just one more… A single sacrifice Because we can’t risk the… Continue reading #BlackLivesMatter

The Trailblazer

  The trail of peace Freedom For the Israelites Did not start quietly At the silence of the oppressor Drowned Egyptian death At the other side of the Red Sea. It started there, Just the desert; dry plains that will test Heat and pain Over faith Of a God that promised Milk and honey But… Continue reading The Trailblazer

Danced on the Cross

This one screen shot inspired the title of the poem. The video is a must see.   He danced on the cross To the rhythm of the morbid A macabre scene of celebration We praise and rejoice to the gore Of blood poured out for others Human sacrifice Just and right Because He is God,… Continue reading Danced on the Cross

The Hijab and the Cross

This post is an interpretive work of a cross-cultural experience, it is not meant to make educational or religious statements to be considered right or wrong.  Rather meaningful interactions are to raise questions about ourselves, challenge us, and change us for the better.  The manipulated images are not intended to belittle or offend anyone of… Continue reading The Hijab and the Cross