If I wanted to drive a manager up the wall, I would make him responsible for the success of an organization and give him no authority. I would provide him with unclear goals,
These are the three most common phrases I say to people during pastoral counseling. I usually hesitate a bit because I never want to make people feel like I'm trying to minimize their
Something I wrestle with constantly as a pastor of a progressive/inclusive church is the need for "outreach" or "marketing" or whatever it is we're supposed to call it.
On the one hand,
I recently heard that a few folks at my former church in Iowa felt like I duped them. The claim is that for the ten years I pastored at Good News Community Church,
For the first time this June, The Table Church marched in Washington, DC's Pride Parade. My family and I marched alongside our LGBTQ church family and allies. It was an incredibly moving experience,