Reflecting on Sharing Your Story

Reflecting on Sharing Your Story

Reflecting on Keith’s service last Sunday about telling our story; I felt it might be helpful to share some of the things I’ve learned over the last decade of sharing parts of my story or testimony. I have come to believe that a healthy church family is a training...
Weekly Reflection JUN 25, 2020

Weekly Reflection JUN 25, 2020

Black Lives and Everybody’s Freedom In August 1989 I was deeply privileged to travel to, and then spend a year living in, the beautiful Island of Jamaica as part of my theological and ministry training with the Presbyterian Church. Jamaica is such a beautiful place...
Weekly Reflection JUN 18, 2020

Weekly Reflection JUN 18, 2020

Late in my teenage years I was hit by several traumas over the period of about one and a half years. I got to the point where I was so sick of being sad that I just went numb. I couldn’t feel anything, no joy, no sorrow, no pain, no anger. I was unable to maintain the...
Weekly Reflection JUN 11, 2020

Weekly Reflection JUN 11, 2020

Some Reflections on the Killing of George Floyd, Racism, Sin and Christian Witness – by Dr. Patrick Mitchel The death of George Floyd, killed by Minneapolis police responding to an alleged minor breach of the law, has revealed, once again, the deep racial...
Weekly Reflection JUN 04, 2020

Weekly Reflection JUN 04, 2020

“Pentecost is the moment when a heart of stone is shattered and a heart of flesh takes its place.” – Father Raneiro Cantalamessa “Come Holy Spirit! Free us from being closed in on ourselves and instill in us the joy of proclaiming the...
Weekly Reflection MAY 28, 2020

Weekly Reflection MAY 28, 2020

Come Holy Spirit,Fill the hearts of Your faithfulAnd kindle in them the fire of Your love.Send forth Your Spirit, and they shall be created.And You shall renew the face of the earth.O God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit,Did instruct the hearts of the...