congregational life


Churches inside and out

Outside my office door are boxes of free books and journals left behind by a recently retired professor.

Uneasy partners

My Easter Sunday sermon preparation was interrupted this year by a two-hour emergency meeting at a local housing authority, where we discussed marketing plans, reserve funds and retaining walls.

United by Faith

"Sunday morning is the most racially segregated hour in America,” the saying goes, and most pastors are well aware that it is true.