Why does it feel so different if nothing changed?

Pastoral Letter to the Downtown Community This is a letter I sent to our Downtown Community this week after completion of the United Methodist Church’s General Conference. I am hesitant to post it in this forum as it is a very personal reflection to the people I serve alongside. But if it can be helpfulContinue reading “Why does it feel so different if nothing changed?”

My Morning Routine

The older I get the more I crave a routine.  Oh, I still like change.  No worries there!  But I find myself drawn to and captured by the idea of routine, particularly in the morning.  There is a website I’ve found that documents the morning routines of people (https://mymorningroutine.com).  It’s great to get ideas aboutContinue reading “My Morning Routine”

My Role as Downtown Pastor at First Church

From time to time I plan to send pastoral letters addressing whatever is on my heart that I feel would be good to communicate to the congregation.  This is the first such letter. My Role as Downtown Pastor at First Church The first few weeks of my new role as Senior Pastor/Downtown Pastor at FirstContinue reading “My Role as Downtown Pastor at First Church”