#prayforvegas, then Do Something

Earlier today I posted on social media: “It's great so many of us #prayforvegas, but if we're not moved to act to prevent gun violence, we're not really praying. James 2:15-17.” Social media doesn’t exactly allow for nuanced conversation, so I feel the need to elaborate. After the last night’s mass shooting in Las Vegas that, …

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Storytelling- Tempted to be Lazy

This past summer I took a class with The Porch, a writers’ collective in Nashville, on Storytelling for the Stage. If you’ve ever heard The Moth on NPR, or seen shows like That Time of the Month or Tenx9 in Nashville, this is the kind of thing we were doing. Storytelling is a very different …

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.