Jesus would not be invited to the dinner party

“But who can endure the day of his coming? Who can stand when he appears? For he will be like a refiner’s fire or a launderer’s soap.” Malachi 3:2 My grandmother, Roberta Harris is the queen of hospitality. As an adult I have carried on my grandmother’s...

Dis-empowering Loss with Gratitude

Disempowering Loss With Gratitude “I came naked from my mother’s womb, and I will be naked when I leave. The LORD gave me what I had, and the LORD has taken it away. Praise the name of the LORD!” -Job 1:21 Over the past month I have visited both churches where I was...

“Today You Are My Brother!”

A few weeks ago, amidst the chaos of natural disasters and senseless shootings, I arrived in Omaha to serve the Iowa-Nebraska-South Dakota Conferences of the United Church of Christ as an associate conference minister. As I was getting settled, I made an appointment...