Permaculture and Cinnamon Rolls

Reading Soil and Sacrament by Fred Bahnson was one of my first steps toward a more nuanced understanding and formation of life together. It is a memoir that explores a theology of permaculture and the author records his visits to four faith communities-Catholic, Protestant, Pentecostal and Jewish- to understand the joinery of the sacred andContinue reading “Permaculture and Cinnamon Rolls”

Emergent Strategy has become my bible

This little 274 page book by adrienne maree brown has helped me through some of the most challenging moments of my life recently. I started reading it before things started falling apart and I kept reading it as everything really began to crumble and explode both inside and around me. I know this is notContinue reading “Emergent Strategy has become my bible”

Dialogue for Difficult Subjects

I’m currently in a cross-racial pastoral appointment. It’s more than cross-racial. There exists differences in culture, geography, politics, and in some instances, theology.   These differences sometimes complicate for me (and I’m sure for some parishioners) what seem to be quite easy and obvious decisions. Should we gather in person while COVID-19 numbers are rising inContinue reading “Dialogue for Difficult Subjects”