Book Review: Searching for Sunday
Jun29

Book Review: Searching for Sunday

Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church, Rachel Held Evans, Nelson Books, 2015. Searching for Sunday is one of the best books I’ve recently read. Rachel Held Evans is one of those Christian writers whom readers are divided on. You either love her or you don’t. Her latest book is no different. Some have gone to great lengths to explain why she has theologically missed the boat, or have longed for more....

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Book Review: Kingdom Come
May27

Book Review: Kingdom Come

Kingdom Come: Why We Must Give Up Our Obsession with Fixing the Church – and What We Should Do Instead, Reggie McNeal, Tyndale Momentum, 2015. Reggie McNeal sets out to do exactly what the subtitle suggests. The fist half of Kingdom Come explains why the church must give up fixing the church. While the second half deals with the what the church should do instead along with practical ways to do just that. The thesis of this...

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5 Movies on Netflix Worth Watching
May25

5 Movies on Netflix Worth Watching

Here are five movies currently streaming on Netflix that you might find worth watching. Dark Skies (2013):  This film was marketed to those viewers who wanted more Paranormal Activity. Some of them may have been disappointed. More disappointing, however, is the number of viewers who most likely did not see the film because they were told it was more like Paranormal Activity. I found it more like a M. Night Shyamalan film. A drama...

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Sermon: Called to Go

This is the sermon I preached on May 17, 2015 at Peakland United Methodist on Acts 1:1-11. You can also listen on iTunes by clicking...

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Deacon’s Call: Brenda Laws
May18

Deacon’s Call: Brenda Laws

I’ve been collecting call stories from my friends who are serving in diaconal ministries – ministries of service – expressed in the United Methodist Church through the provisional and ordained deacon, diaconal ministers, deaconesses, and home missioners.  In this post you will hear from Brenda Laws who is an ordained deacon currently serving as  an ID Case Manger for the Eastern Shore Community Service Board on the Eastern Shore of...

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