Church Renewal

As I was reflecting on what to say today in my devotional (since I realized I never did one yesterday, sorry about that), I began to look through a book I’ve had for years from the Iona Community called “Gathered and Scattered” Readings and Meditations from the Iona Community.  I began to think abut how … [Read more…]


Friends,  As we are making plans to re-gather in person, I’m aware that people are getting restless, getting complacent and tired. Many of the churches around us have already gone back, people are protesting, lawsuits were filed and we simply miss seeing each other’s faces. But I also hear stories like this one, where 180 people … [Read more…]

The Church

As the pastor of Bluff Presbyterian Church, I’ve been very grateful for how people in this congregation have stepped up during this time.  You’ve really shown that the church is about the people.  One thing that you did that has been a blessing to me, is put together a video/slideshow of everybody in the church … [Read more…]

How Can I keep From Singing?

There’s been a lot of talk in the musical community about how singing in groups will be no longer for a long time.  I hope this isn’t the first time you’ve heard this, because otherwise it will be quite traumatic.  It’s hard to imagine worship without communal singing.  I read an opinion piece in the … [Read more…]