Posts Categorized: Uncategorized

All Saints Prayer

            Gracious God, whose grace provides our first breath and whose mercy comforts our last, we ask for your peace this day as we remember our family and friends who commune with you in your eternal kingdom.  As we break bread with each other in the power of the Spirit, let our souls be mindful… Read more »

U2Charist–Centenary College

Hello Friends!  Here are some of the songs we performed at the U2Charist the other night at Centenary College in Shreveport, LA.  I’ll write more about this experience in a bit.  Enjoy! 07 With or Without You 05 One 02 Still Haven’t Found What I’m Look 11 Beautiful Day

Father Abraham, Here's the wood and the fire, but where's the Quran?

We are convinced that spiritual leaders representing the various faiths in the United States have a moral responsibility to stand together and to denounce categorically derision, misinformation or outright bigotry directed against any religious group in this country.

Father Abraham, Here’s the wood and the fire, but where’s the Quran?

We are convinced that spiritual leaders representing the various faiths in the United States have a moral responsibility to stand together and to denounce categorically derision, misinformation or outright bigotry directed against any religious group in this country.

How many times?

After all, I offered that hanging curve ball right over the plate. Why am I surprised she took a swing?

Pastoral Prayer–Sunday, August 29, 2010

            God of glory, in humility you have revealed yourself in the incarnation of your Son, Jesus Christ, who took the lowest place among us that we might be raised to the heights of divinity.  Teach us to walk the path he prepared for us so that we might take a place at the table… Read more »

Are Your “For” or “Against” the Ground Zero Mosque?

“Are you for or against the Ground Zero Mosque?” This is a question I’ve recently received with some frequency. What does it mean to be “for” it? What does it mean to be “against” it? Why do I think, being a United Methodist from Shreveport, Louisiana, that I should have an opinion in the first place? I choose to answer this question with three different responses.

Are Your "For" or "Against" the Ground Zero Mosque?

“Are you for or against the Ground Zero Mosque?” This is a question I’ve recently received with some frequency. What does it mean to be “for” it? What does it mean to be “against” it? Why do I think, being a United Methodist from Shreveport, Louisiana, that I should have an opinion in the first place? I choose to answer this question with three different responses.

Pastoral Prayer–Sunday, August 15, 2010

Gracious God, you love justice and hate oppression, you give peace to those who seek it, and you condemn the rage of violence.