Don't let the title fool you, this post has nothing to do with God. It has everything to do with dogs! Emily and I have been dog-sitting for my sister and brother-in-law this week while they are on vacation. Three dogs, two adult humans and one baby human in a place I like to call, … Continue reading A Week With the Unholy Trinity
Two articles in the local paper caught my eye today. Newspaper Ranks Wyomissing Best High School in PA. This is where I live so I am encouraged about my daughter's future education. Of course, by the time she gets there who knows how much things will have changed. It is also interesting that the BEST … Continue reading The Best…and the Worst? Is there a connection?
I am a part of a local community group called Freedom and Restoration for Everyone Enslaved (FREE). Click here to read my monthly update for the Faith Communities group, titled "Faith Communities Learning to Help the Enslaved".
David Brooks writes in his piece, The Campus Tsunami, "What happened to the newspaper and magazine business is about to happen to higher education: a rescrambling around the Web." Brooks mentions many of the doubts people have about the usefulness of online learning: decreased academic standards, celebrity professors putting everyone else out of a job, … Continue reading The Campus (Ministry) Tsunami
The Public Research Institute recently released their study titled "A Generation in Transition: Religion, Values and Politics among College-Aged Millennials" It is filled with interesting findings for campus ministers, or anyone who is connected with, college students. *They are generally independent but lean towards the Democratic party. *There is a move towards no affiliation with … Continue reading College-Aged Millennials – You Lost Me!
Sometimes I get tired of being a Christian, let alone a pastor. I struggle with doubt: Is God really there or when I pray am I just talking to myself? I struggle with cynicism: American Christianity is really arguing about ______? Really!? I struggle with feelings of inadequacy: If only I was as talented/gifted/intelligent/personable/etc. as … Continue reading All is Grace