Merry Christmas to each and every one of you! We’ve watched and we’ve waited and now it is Christmas Eve. I love hearing Christmas Carols at this time of year. Music...

When I was at Wake Divinity, my Spirituality Professor Dr. Chris Copeland and I crossed paths on campus. He asked me a simple question: “How are you doing?, and in the...

On Thanksgiving morning I found myself tuning into the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade just like I always have. I wasn’t sure what to expect for 2020 but if the parade is...

Amy-Jill Levine, professor at Vanderbilt Divinity School once said “the purpose of religion is to comfort the afflicted and to afflict the comforted.” If that’s the case the parable Jesus tells...

My second year at Wake Divinity I took up recreational archery in order to blow off some steam while I was serving as a hospital chaplain. We would meet a couple...

Once there was a woman who owned a small company that makes clothes. Business was steady and things were going well, and then the pandemic hit. She and her leadership team...

Growing up my mother, Diane, spent a large part of her career as a Child Care provider looking after around 5 children ages birth through Kindergarten at a time. When one...

There are four words that are capable of striking fear in many hearts. “We need to talk.” Whether spoken or texted, when we encounter these words our shoulders rise up to...

When I was in the 5th grade I was once assigned to be the line leader as we were dismissed for the day. There’s a power that comes with being a...