Two Chalices from Goodwill

Earlier this week, in the midst of making my downtown rounds, I wandered into Goodwill. The purpose was twofold. We’d be putting a LouieConnect kiosk in there very soon, and I wanted to see what the space they had planned for it looked like. But I also browsed, as I always do, since all the …

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Tables, not Walls

This past Sunday, I was honored to preach at Middletown Christian Church. We were starting a sermon series called "Something Better", where we're following the Revised Common Lectionary passages that challenge us to see that God is always offering us something better than what we think we want. The text is Luke 12:13-21, and you …

Losing Sacred Space

Like everyone else, I watched with shock and sadness yesterday as a fire consumed the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. It took me back to a time ten years ago when I pastored a church that lost its building to a fire. It wasn’t as old or as big as Notre Dame, it wasn’t a …