Choosing Hope, Choosing Life

My heart is heavy hearing about the suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain this week. Many people have reacted with confusion, wondering why two people with “so much going for them” would take their lives. That question shows us why depression is such a demon. It robs you of the ability to draw satisfaction …

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Big Changes for the Kelley Family

This announcement came out to the church today, and we're sharing with the rest of the world To my Christ UMC family: This summer my family and I will be relocating to Louisville, KY. My wife, Jessica, has the opportunity to advance her career with Westminster John Knox Press, and I will be taking a …

Why Matthew 11.19?

After letting my blog lapse for a few years while I was finishing my Doctor of Ministry at Candler School of Theology (a program I highly recommend for seminary trained clergy who are through their denomination's ordination process and ready to take on a new challenge), I let my hold on the blog title's dotcom, …

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Hey everyone. I'm back into the world of blogging with this new site. This is just a placeholder post while I get everything set up. Check back soon. God bless.