Tag Archives: ecumenism

To Bring Good News to the Poor

As the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity continues, I’ll share these words from Graymoor Ecumenical & Interreligious Institute, a ministry of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, a Roman Catholic religious community of brothers and priests in the tradition … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — One

I’m not making an excuse although I forewarned you I might not make a Friday post since I was on the road all day Friday and visiting with Santa earlier today. But, since I do like to participate in the … Continue reading

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Words for the Week

As I usually do, here are my words from behind the pulpit, delivered at Dover-Foxcrost (ME) United Methodist Church Sunday. May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in Your sight, LORD, my Rock … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks in 2017

When you look around, you might sense there is less to be thankful about than usual as we approach the close of 2017. It’s a natural feeling. We’re winding down, but there are still too many families separated by war. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Overcome

I know it’s Sunday and this is a Five Minute Friday exercise. Sunday … Friday. Not quite the same. But the point, as I’ve said many times, is it’s not the day, but the discipline. It doesn’t matter whether it’s … Continue reading

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Shareathon

This is one of those I wish it wasn’t needed posts … the annual Shareathons. I do a lot of online listening, so in the space of a couple of weeks I’ve heard the pitches from my local Family Life … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Accept

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. This week’s prompt is ACCEPT. The timer is set … so here goes. {clock starts now} My first thought when the  prompt surfaced was The Serenity Prayer written by the American theologian … Continue reading

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