Pastor Seeking Pastoral Advice

When I began applying for ministry positions last year, I sent every potential church my resume accompanied by my wife’s resume. Primarily, I wanted to be clear that my vision for ministry is a partnership, that she brings unique experience and value aside from...

A Week in Review

Here are some interesting reads that I found valuable throughout the week… Potential for radical change in treatment of women: Training Afghani Imams to End Violence Against Women by Daisy Khan and Fazeela Siddiqui Craziest religious story that hit the news:...
Giving up Washing Diapers for Lent

Giving up Washing Diapers for Lent

My tradition doesn’t really follow the liturgical calendar, and I’ve learned about many different Christian traditions after being involved in inter-denominational communities, like seminary and ministerial associations. That being said, I’m joining...
Baby Names: a Prophetic Act?

Baby Names: a Prophetic Act?

Last week, my second son was born (more on that in an upcoming post), and a long and arduous process came to a conclusion: naming our son. I’ve known parents who didn’t finalize a name until they were asked in the hospital to fill out the paperwork, and I know others...