Money Talks, Week One — Show Me The Money!

Money talks.But what does it say?What does it say about you?  Your values?  Your priorities?Your relationship with others?Your connection to God?Most talks about money in church include only two exhortations:  spend less and give more.  This series...

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Thursday Observations

A random sample of some things I've noticed recently . . .Based on my drives past Rivergate Shopping Center on Wednesday, Thomas Menino and Rahm Emanuel have done Chick-Fil-A a huge favor.Tennis in the Olympics is a bit like football in March: it's nice, but who...

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Common Ground

I remember moving into the parsonage at Mt. Carmel UMC in Monroe in June of 1990 and on that first day receiving visits from neighboring Methodist preachers in the area.Those visits and the friendships that emerged out of them became manna from heaven for me during...

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