The Double Bind: A Pastoral Response to the Presbyterian Church

On Thursday evening I scrolled through my Facebook posts and saw many of my colleagues and friends celebrating the Presbyterian Church (USA’s) resounding vote on marriage.  While one vote requires Presbytery action and the other vote impacts places where same-sex marriage is legal, there is no doubt pastors and sessions have their work cut out for […]

Giving Up

We have lost something as a society.  You may not want to admit it, or believe it, but it’s true.  We do not trust each other any more.  We do not trust our neighbors, our leaders, the media.  The word for 2016 was “post-truth,”  narrowly beating “fascism.” There is a lament in this statement, because […]