Monthly Archives: January 2012

Forgiveness: “Don’t Cry Daddy… It Will Heal!”

Across the years, no theme has consistently provoked as much emotion as that of forgiveness and forgiving. I believe the emotion is born of a very stressful tension: on the one hand, knowing Christ commanded it of his followers and, … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Introverted Pastor (and Christian)

Most folks are surprised when I say I am an introvert.  Yes, I do, literally, dance in front of crowds!  (cf,  Liturgical Dance: Live Like You Were Dying)  But, what folks may not see or know or believe is how much … Continue reading

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I think God might be a little prejudiced…

I think God might be a little prejudiced. For once He asked me to join Him on a walk through this world, and we gazed into every heart on this earth, and I notice He lingered a bit longer before any … Continue reading

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Liturgical Dance: “Live Like You Were Dying”

Summer, 2006. I was trying to support Associate Pastor (and very dear friend) Richard Luna as he jumped (just one more time!) into Youth Ministry chores at Pollard UMC in Tyler, Texas. The “bet” was thought of as a way … Continue reading

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Playlist: “The Soundtrack of My Journey in the Sacred Romance”

Most folks know of my fondness for John Eldredge’s The Sacred Romance.  It may be the single most influential book in my life (beyond the Bible) – what, for the ways it “connected” my heart with the Gospel… and helped … Continue reading

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