Why is this blog called “Feeling the Light”?

Good question, blogpost title! I've been meaning to write about the title of this blog for quite some time and now, as I am avoiding packing for a conference that I don't especially want to attend, I will distract myself by writing about it. Someone very dear to me once sent me a beautiful card [...]

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My Neighbor, the Mountain: Earth Day Sermon

As you might have heard...last Wednesday, April 22, was Earth Day. Founded in 1970 and leading to the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency, Earth Day began in part as a desire to raise as much awareness about the deterioration of the natural environment as was raised by student demonstrations protesting the Vietnam War. Earth Day [...]

How would your life change if a mountain was your neighbor?

This is a sermon I preached on Friday, October 25, 2014 at the Nashville Regional Festival of Young Preachers. Luke 10:25-37 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Parable of the Good Samaritan In late January 2012, I found myself in a little tiny car driving up Black Mountain. Black Mountain is in southeastern Kentucky on [...]