Football Rather than Basketball?

Basketball is my favorite sport.  I started playing when I was 10, and stayed on the court through high school, college, and seminary.  I even played with the church team my first year or two after ordination.  I coached my daughter’s teams for 8 years, and I’m still refereeing 50-60 games a year.  I love … [Read more…]

The Gift of Showing Up

They showed up! Rarely in my 36 years of ministry have I been moved as I was by their appearance.  I’d been wondering why I hadn’t seen them for quite some time; wondering if I or someone else had done or said something to hurt them or to turn them away.  So I wrote and asked … [Read more…]