Walking In God’s Path

I went to see A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood last week, the movie about Mr. Rogers life. It’s a beautiful story about a beautiful human being, I remember watching it Mr. Rogers with my son. I don’t think I realized how much we must have watched it until the closing song, which I knew…

Advent Offering Hymn

Hope in our faith so filled with awe. Hope in the promise of our God. Hope for these gifts we offer here. Use them and us throughout the year. Peace is our hope for all the earth, Peace in the promise of new birth. Peace for those both far and near. Peace now and all…

Can We Stand in the Tragic Gap?

Wildfires in Australia, Venice underwater, Don Cherry, impeachment hearings… Closer to home, young girls and women being trafficked, first nations reserves without clean drinking water, people in north Dartmouth who find it increasingly difficult to find a place to live and adequate food. The list of things to despair over gets longer and longer it…

Rebuilding with Faith, Love & Community

You can listen to the audio here. First some back story… unlike much of our Scripture, this reading is dated carefully and precisely, in 520 BC/BCE, according to our calendar. Darius, the super-power of the day, recognized the right of the Jews to rebuild the Temple, but the Temple work languished. Haggai was utterly convinced…

Book Review

Dynamic Discernment – Reason, Emotion and Power in Change Leadership                      by Sarah B. Drummond As an Intentional Interim Minister, I am always looking to add to my library books and other material that will enhance my ministry. One phrase in the introduction had an immediate impact,…

Friday Five – Books!

Today’s RevGalBlogPals Friday Five is books! What are you reading, what’s in your ‘to read’ pile, what would you recommend? I always have a stack of books on the go… too many to read in the time available. I probably have more than five on the go right now, but these ones are at the top.…