If I Were Donald Trump’s Pastor

Nothing has generated conversation on my Facebook page lately like posts about Donald Trump. Yesterday I posted a story about Catholic bishops taking

God’s Big Picture

Adam Walker Cleaveland is curating a blog series on pastoral identity over at Pomomusings. Yesterday he published a post I wrote about my shifting

I’m Not a Priest, Except When I Am

This year and next, Fourth Presbyterian Church is blessed to have Layton Williams serving as our Pastoral Resident. She is already a gifted pastor and

Why Join A Church?

Last week a young leader in our church told me that she had been in a conversation with a friend about the benefits of joining a church versus simply

My Final Post as the (un)Tamed Cynic

It's time for a change. I've been writing this blog for over three and a half years under the tagline "Posts from the Blog of an (un)Tamed Cynic."

An Unquenchable Trust

This is another "lost" post from the end of 2012. This train of thought was prompted by reflection on my grandmother's death and the opportunity I had