A Simple Tool for Silence and Solitude

A few Sundays ago, Pastor Neal challenged the church in the spiritual discipline of Silence and Solitude. If this is a new spiritual discipline for you, it is fairly straightforward. In this practice, first, you find a place of solitude – a place where you can...

Today…

I have been distracted lately. Many different projects are swirling through my mind. Therefore, I am trying to read and listen to as much information as I can to accomplish these goals. At the same time, our family is looking for a home. The summer is ramping up....

What Builds Community?

Community. If there is anything people are looking for after the events of the past two years, it is true community. Although this has been highlighted during our current cultural moment, community has always been a need in the human heart. Most people seek greater...

The Practice of Confession

As I have mentioned in a previous post, daily I pray through a prewritten prayer service. For many years, it was the Daily Office from the Book of Common Prayer. This book became a dear friend of mine. This prayer service opens with time of confession followed by a...

Your Name, Your Kingdom, Your Will

One morning, about two weeks ago, I was praying. This particular morning, I was praying through the morning prayer guide of the Book of Common Prayer. In this prayer guide, as in most, it has you pray the Lord’s Prayer. While praying the Lord’s Prayer this particular...
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