Category Archives: Formation

Putting an end to the Funeral Gospel.

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Putting an end to the Funeral Gospel. Several years ago I attended a funeral for a dear friend who lived and ministered in our community for decades. And, though this friend had a full life, he still – for so … Continue reading

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The Tragic End of the Transactional Gospel

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The Tragic End of the Transactional Gospel Recently, most churches in America celebrated Easter, or Resurrection Sunday. The “Big-Day” within the Christian calendar. The day of all days, so to speak. Or, as one pastor-friend of mine used to say, … Continue reading

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An Unusual “Fast” at an Unusual Time!

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An Unusual “Fast” at an Unusual Time! Lent is, traditionally speaking, the season of the church calendar year during which many Christians fast. While I often fast during the Lenten season, it’s rare that I commit to a fast during the season … Continue reading

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