Good News for Today

It has been a long time since I was in the pulpit.  My friend Elizabeth Hagan reminded me of this fact in her recent inquiry into why preachers should be political. It’s something I’ve wondered often. If I were to preach right now, what would I say?  What would I want to say? What needsContinue reading “Good News for Today”

6 Ways for Congregations to Care for Grieving Families

Last week clergy did all that they could to proclaim the greatest mystery of Christian faith. They preached with all that they had in them. They led beautiful, inspiring liturgies throughout the weekend — some did so all week long. They proclaimed a faith that they might not have been feeling themselves, but they didContinue reading “6 Ways for Congregations to Care for Grieving Families”