Rich Shoemaker has a beautiful tenor voice. His breath control, volume, tone is just exquisite. He told me he can usually sing the exact pitch unless he learns it incorrectly. He said then it is hard for him to remember each time he gets to that particular note. This... View Post
Will Easter ever come this yearamid the illness, isolation, fear?Will someone push away the stonethat holds us captive … all alone?We’re mired in Lent,the need to repentin the doom and gloom of an Upper Room.”Could you not watch with me one brief... View Post
I never expected to pastor through a pandemic, yet here we are. I have not written consistently or often in this blog. It is time to reflect. I am having to learn quickly how to have an online presence. I dabbled in Facebook and web blogs, but I have never zoomed or... View Post
On November 2 and 3 we had the opportunity to hear from the Rev. Philip Gulley, Quaker pastor and author, during his visit to Otterbein. He shared his unique brand of storytelling with us, blending wisdom and humor in a variety of ways. During a time of Q&A, one... View Post
Years ago, I was serving a congregation and I will never forget one Pentecost Sunday. Pentecost is considered the birthday of the church. The time the Holy Spirit rested on the people after Jesus ascended. The life of the Church began. So, I thought I would bring a... View Post
Could you use another family? As one of our Lenten anthems, the choir sang a piece in which the phrase, “How beautiful is the body of Christ” as the overwhelming theme. At first glance, one might assume that this means the actual body of Christ our Lord, but further... View Post
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