Does Jesus Care If You/We Are Baptized?

To continue with the second week of our Jesus Doesn’t Care series, I spent a long time contemplating baptism and pondering: What does the United Church say about baptism? What does it mean to be baptized? What are the reasons people bring their children for baptism if they don’t intend to participate in the life…

You Are Loved and You Matter

On my way in to the church on Thursday I listened to an interview with Mitch Albom, the man who wrote Tuesdays with Morrie. It’s the 20th anniversary of the book. For those of you who might not be familiar with it, Tuesdays with Morrie is the final lesson between a college professor, Morrie, and one…

Circling Lent: Dismal

It’s a dull, dreary, drizzly, DISMAL day. It’s Ash Wednesday and I pulled into the parking lot of the church where the service is taking place in order to get set up so that I wasn’t rushed this evening, only to discover that I left the key to that church at home! I am usually…