Some people can look at the big picture and take it in. Others of us have to plant down on
I am grateful that I have served with three wonderful worship leaders over the twenty-seven years at Vestavia Hills Baptist
Jaroslav Pelikan’s marvelous book Jesus Through the Centuries takes a sojourn through the vast and complex history of the interpretations
Holy Week has always been special for me as a Christian and pastor. Frankly, in the church year it always
I confess, I have now been part of a ukelele flash mob, back when mobbing was not a public health
This song speaks for itself. It came to me during the summer. The hook was a quote from a news
Irony contains great truth—that America could be demonstrating its oldest pain so openly on the day celebrating Christian barrier-breaking contains a word from the Lord for us. Deeds, not words.
So, two more little poems. I can’t help it. They just pop out. Whether they spread uncontrollably is, well, not up to me. Maybe a smile amid the little glimmers of loss that intrude on the day.
This is a time of many “firsts.” I suspect this is true of everyone. Our church staff, like all congregations