Taking responsibility allows forgiveness and grief to bring healing

A wise pastor once told me to always have someone to blame.  He told me that when I become pastor, always have a secretary to blame.  Little did I know he told our secretary to always have a pastor to blame.  He was joking, of course.  At least I think he was. The blame gameContinue reading “Taking responsibility allows forgiveness and grief to bring healing”

Good citizen, good Christian: The Obligation of Jury Duty

The other day, when our church’s administrators and I were hanging around the office, one of the administrators mentioned she had jury duty next week.  Jury duty–just the sheer phrase makes us take a deep breath. Without asking whether or not she wanted advice, the other administrator and I talked about ways to get outContinue reading “Good citizen, good Christian: The Obligation of Jury Duty”