Jesus’ Math: Counting and Discounting

Text: Luke 15 (For this sermon, I invited all people who "identify as children" to come up to the front of the sanctuary. Then I read Counting on Community by Innosanto Nagara to the congregation and showed the children the pictures. Then we had the following conversation before I headed back to the pulpit 🙂 [...]


Give Thanks…for Black Friday?

This was written for and posted on Scarritt Bennett Center's blog. Thanksgiving is almost here. Bring on the pumpkin pie...and the sales! Now, before we start staking out Best Buy to get the newest iPhone and computer games and TVs courtesy of Black Friday savings, let’s think about how the day got its name. There [...]

Canada, Michigan, and Nashville, Oh My!

WOW. So many transitions! In the midst of all these transitions, I've been making a list of things I wanted to blog about. This post is about the things on that list. 1. The Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America Summer Peace Camp 2014 (a.k.a. "Peace Camp!"): Imagine a ton of progressive Baptists from California, [...]